12 months
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17982 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from Kent State University provides advanced study for students interested in the application of psychological principles to learning and instruction. 

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Overview

It encompasses a variety of different disciplines, including cognitive psychology, human development and learning theory. Students are exposed to the latest research findings regarding how people learn most effectively and efficiently. They also apply these principles to the design of instruction, and study how to most accurately assess different types of learning.

The Educational Psychology program from Kent State University is appropriate for classroom teachers, professionals in a variety of settings and students wishing to pursue doctoral-level training in educational psychology.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Describe the various schools of learning theory that have informed educators
  • Conduct literature reviews and design empirical research to examine issues associated with how individuals learn
  • Apply principles of human development and learning when developing and selecting educational approaches
  • Identify best practices for maximizing student learning
  • Systematically design effective instructional programs to meet the academic needs of learners
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories and principles of learner motivation
  • Describe social learning principles and their application to instructional practice
  • Evaluate teaching and learning practices with a variety of types of assessments
  • Competently evaluate educational programs and approaches

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Life Span Development
  • Learning Theories
  • Educational Motivation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Statistics for Educational Services
  • Research in Educational Services

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
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110
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Credits

39 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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