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Educational Psychology - Learning and Assessment, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Online
Become familiar with the educational assessment and evaluation process as well as underlying psychological theories involved in learning by earning your Master of Arts in Educational Psychology with a specialization in Learning and Assessment.

About

This online program provides training in cognition and the learning sciences coupled with educational research and program evaluation skills. This program does not lead to certification.The program's online format complements busy schedules. Classes are taught by the same faculty who teach on UA's campus. The program requires a total of 30 credit hours. This degree program is open to educators and non-educators alike. Our recent graduates include:

  • Education professionals
  • Leaders in government agencies related to children and youth
  • Youth ministers and counselors
  • Business managers
  • Individuals working in the social sciences interested in exploring the learning sciences
Our faculty enjoy interacting with a mix of professionals, and students perceive the diverse backgrounds of their classmates as a program strength. For those planning to pursue an educational specialist or doctoral degree in the area of educational research or educational psychology, the MA in Educational Psychology can serve as a transitional degree.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Education Research
  • Statistical Methods in Education
  • Evaluation of Classroom Learning
  • Evaluation I: Evaluation Theory and Practice
  • Advanced Educational Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications accepted year round

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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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

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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