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Educational Psychology and Research (MSE), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #372 (QS) , KS,
The Master's degree in Educational Psychology and Research at the University of Kansas offers graduate students two unique program specialization tracks: 1) Development & Learning; or 2) Research, Evaluation Measurement & Statistics. Students enrolled full-time typically complete the program in 2-3 years.

About

The Development & Learning track prepares graduate students for work in schools, nonprofit agencies, and other applied settings, or for future doctoral training. The program includes coursework in the areas of human development, learning and cognition, and educational research methods, as well as completion of a data-driven master's thesis.

The Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics (REMS) track prepares graduate students for careers in quantitative methodologies. The program includes coursework in research methods, program evaluation, classroom assessment, measure development, and statistics.

Benefits of the program include:
  • Program Reputation - KU’s Master's degree in Educational Psychology & Research is offered through the KU School of Education, which was recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Education Schools.
  • Focus on Diversity - A premier learning and research institution committed to full participation of previously excluded or neglected classes of people on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, and status as a veteran. Learn more about KU's Office of Diversity & Equity.
  • Available Funding - Most first-year students in the Master's degree in Educational Psychology & Research are offered a 20-hours-per-week Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position with the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE).
  • Vibrant Campus Environment - In the heart of the United States, the city of Lawrence revolves around the University and its students.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Kansas (KU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Instruction 
  • Human Development
  • Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Measurement 
  • Statistics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

The University of Kansas is a great place to pursue a graduate degree, since graduate education is central to KU’s mission of learning, scholarship and creative activity.  We invite you to explore our graduate degree information, review our student resources, and learn more on our knowledgeable faculty and the vibrant community of Lawrence, Kansas.

Please note that KU does not accept paper applications for admission.  The online application is designed to give you the ability to submit all supporting documents in one form.  Not sure of how to proceed? We’ve created a Graduate Application Checklist, just for you!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    977 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 977 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    977 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 977 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lawrence

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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