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Educational Psychology

Pennsylvania State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
39720 USD/year
39720 USD/year
23928 USD/year
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About

The graduate program in Educational Psychology at Pennsylvania State University focuses on the study of learning, instruction, and measurement across the life span. 

Overview

The learning and instruction emphasis applies the study of cognitive psychology to research on learning and instruction in applied settings like schools. The course of study provides a strong foundation in psychological theory, principles related to instructional applications, and quantitative methodology. 

The measurement emphasis applies cognitive psychology and theories of measurement to test design, instrument construction, scale analysis, and measurement theory. The Educational Psychology program emphasizes the use of rigorous quantitative methodology in the scientific study of learning, instruction, and measurement in applied settings. 

Typically this Educational Psychology program prepares individuals for professions in universities, research institutions, government agencies, and industry. Individuals interested in more clinical applications of psychology, such as counseling psychology or school psychology should contact those specific graduate programs in the Pennsylvania State University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning Processes in Relation to Educational Practices
  • Principles of Measurement
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Statistical Applications in Educational Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and analytic writing. Successful applicants typically score above 500 on both Verbal and Quantitative on the GRE, or above 153 on Verbal and above 144 on the Quantitative sections of the revised GRE.
  • All international applicants must take and submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
  • International applicants are exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement who have received a baccalaureate or a graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    23928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23928 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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