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Educational Psychology and Research

University of South Carolina

12 months
572 USD/credit 20592 USD/year
572 USD/credit 20592 USD/year
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The Educational Psychology and Research MEd program from University of South Carolina requires the completion of 36 graduate hours. The coursework is designed to provide students with a set of research skills applicable to a variety of areas within education. Course work in this degree includes core requirements that are part of the Ph.D. degree in educational research.

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What is the typical course work?

Your course work will include research approaches and tools survey design such as:

  • research and statistical packages
  • design of educational surveys
  • program evaluations
  • constructing cognitive instruments

and course foundational topics in our field such as:

  • development (child, adolescent, and/or adult)
  • learning and instruction
  • cognition
  • motivation

What kinds of work will I be able to do with this degree?

The Educational Psychology and Research MEd program from University of South Carolina can serve as an excellent foundation for pursuing a Ph.D. in the future. It can also provide essential training for immediate employment in school districts, departments of education, evaluation and research firms, and non-profit agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Field of Educational Psychology
  • Research in Education
  • Educational Statistics 
  • Constructing Cognitive Instruments
  • Qualitative Inquiry
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Motivation and School Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Score
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 572 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 572 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • South Carolina certified teachers: $515 Per Credit Hour

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
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