12 months
25294 USD/year
25294 USD/year
9248 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Educational Psychology program at the Mississippi State University is a planned program consisting of 35 hours of coursework.


Key Features

Educational psychology is the science of learners and learning and draws upon rigorous research to apply psychological principles to educational issues.  Educational psychologists are interested in factors that affect student learning, engagement, and motivation, and often consider features of biology, individual differences, and development, as well as social and contextual factors.  

Educational psychology also involves learning the techniques of the scientific method that apply to our field: using tests and measurements, statistics, and research methodology. Thus, major courses are designed to help you learn about these topics while also helping you learn the methods in how knowledge is gained in the field.

The Educational Psychology program at the Mississippi State University is designed to prepare individuals for employment in research, teaching, and service settings. Coursework includes development, cognition, motivational and social factors, individual differences, measurement, statistics, and research.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational and Psychological Statistics
  • Educational Psychology elective in consult with advisor
  • Psychological Testing in Educational and Related Settings
  • Applications of Learning Theories in Educational and Related Settings
  • Personal and Motivational Factors in Education Related Settings
  • Advanced Educational and Psychological Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


35 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or Vitae
  • GRE scores (verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing)*
  • Other materials as required by the Graduate School (e.g., English test scores for international applicants)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25294 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25294 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9248 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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