M.Ed. Online

Educational Psychology

Kent State University

16100 USD/year
16100 USD/year
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The Master of Education degree in Educational Psychology offered at the Kent State University  provides advanced study for students interested in the application of psychological principles to learning and instruction. 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 M.Ed. degree program is appropriate for classroom teachers, professionals in a variety of settings and students wishing to pursue graduate-level training in educational psychology.

The Educational Psychology major includes the following optional concentration:
  • The Gifted Education concentration focuses on gifted learners, their unique needs and the application of educational psychological principles to the education of gifted learners.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Educational Psychology program from Kent State University 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.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories and principles of learner motivation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child And Adolescent Development 
  • Learning Theories 
  • Educational Motivation 
  • Psychological Foundations Of Education 
  • Educational Psychology 

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Start dates & application deadlines

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Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


30 SCH




Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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