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Educational Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) , TX,
Learning is an ongoing process, but how that process operates isn't the same for everyone. The Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology at the University of North Texas focuses on research, measurement and intervention related to learning and cognition.

About

In addition to an in-depth familiarity with research and assessment processes, you'll develop a thorough understanding of the physical, cognitive, behavioral and social-emotional influences affecting one's learning. This knowledge prepares you for a variety of leadership roles in educational and other community settings.

Several of the concentrations provide avenues for earning additional professional certification or licensing. Our programs have been recognized by the National Council on Family Relations and U.S. News and World Report.

Our faculty members have diverse research and professional interests leading to high-quality, intervention-based research in:

  • Academic acceleration of gifted students
  • Adolescent development
  • Educational and cognitive assessment
  • Evaluation of intervention programs in schools and other settings
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Parent involvement
  • Therapy with abused children

You can also network with other professionals in the field through internships and practicums.

Accreditation

The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. This accreditation means we meet or exceed strict academic standards for excellence in education. The college is also one of Texas' top producers of teachers, administrators, counselors and other school professionals.

Programme Structure

We offer course work in five specialization areas:

  • Child life
  • Family science
  • Gifted and talented
  • Learning and development
  • Research and evaluation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement stating your goals and rationale for applying to the program (one to three pages maximum)
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professionally applicable sources

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8586 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Denton

  • 1036 - 1920 USD/month
    Living Costs

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