M.Sc. On Campus

Educational Psychology

Ball State University

18 months
21222 USD/year
21222 USD/year
7758 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Are you a teacher or other education professional looking to enhance your understanding of the learning process? Do you see yourself conducting research into human learning and development, or using your understanding of such research to help shape public policy? Then the Educational Psychology program of Ball State University is for you.


The Educational Psychology program of Ball State University is ideal for recent college graduates or anyone looking to transition to a full-time master's program focused on preparing for continued advanced learning.

Our on-campus master's program in educational psychology can advance your career and prepare you for doctoral studies. It's also the perfect step to career advancement if you have a degree in education, psychology, or other fields involving human development and learning. If you're interested in doing research in educational psychology or related fields, our program can help you to get ahead in the doctoral pool.

Program completion is equivalent to the first 1.5 years of doctoral study in educational psychology, which strengthens your chances of being accepted into a doctoral program.

What You Will Learn

Your courses will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • learning
  • motivation
  • human development
  • cultural diversity
  • research methods
  • statistics
  • psychometrics

What Can You Do with a Master of Science in Educational Psychology?

Graduates of our master's program in educational psychology will be well prepared for doctoral work in educational psychology or a related field as well as able to apply their studies straight to the workforce. Educational psychologists are in demand to explore the needs of students and educators, and to help implement new, more effective, and relevant forms of testing and evaluation. It’s a field with limitless potential.

You can go on to work in a wide variety of settings:

  • institutional researcher
  • data manager
  • test and assessment developer
  • assessment test administrator
  • educational program evaluator
  • instructional coordinator
  • training and development specialist
  • college instructor
  • early childhood educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Educational Psychology

  • Human Learning and Achievement Motivation

  • Statistical Methods

  • Analysis of Variance

  • Psychology of Human Development

  • Child Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose or letter of intent
  • Please describe any additional qualifications that may not be obvious from your transcripts or other materials that you believe would be beneficial to your application to our program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21222 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21222 USD per year during 18 months.
  • In-State

    7758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7758 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Muncie

876 - 1417 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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