The Master of Education degree in Educational Psychology 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.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
Online Concentration: The Educational Psychology major includes one optional concentration:
Students in the Gifted Education concentration will learn about gifted learners, their unique needs and the application of educational psychological principles to the education of gifted learners.
Additional admission requirements for the Gifted Education optional concentration:
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Courses for the online M.Ed. in Educational Psychology cover a range of topics relevant for educators and other professionals in roles related to student development. These include child and adolescent development, learning theories, educational motivation, psychological foundations of education, and educational psychology. Students who choose the Gifted Education concentration will take an additional 18 credit hours of topical coursework, while students who do not select a concentration will complete 15 further credit hours of advisor-approved specialty area electives.
|Ohio Residents||Out of State/International*|
|Per Credit Hour||Per 3-Credit Course||Program Cost||Per Credit Hour||Per 3-Credit Course||Program Cost|
|$536||$1,608||Approximate Cost: $16,100||$546||$1,638||Approximate Cost: $16,400|
An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $12 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.
Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.
The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken. Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person. Program costs are subject to change without notice.
*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.
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