Educational Psychology and Research

Educational Psychology and Research

The graduate programs in educational psychology and research strive to advance the understanding human development and the science of learning.

Graduate Degrees

The College of Education offers a master's program in educational psychology and research which includes the core requirements of the Ph.D. degree. Students are encouraged to enroll in the master's program before pursuing doctoral work in educational psychology and research. The doctoral program offers two areas of concentration: educational psychology or educational research.

This master's program is designed to build your research skills, including critical reading of research, use of statistical techniques, and the construction, selection and interpretation of cognitive tests.

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

This program offers two areas of concentration. For more information about specific curriculum requirements, please visit the academic bulletin.

Educational Psychology: This program is ideal for anyone who wishes to teach or conduct research in higher education, as well as people who are, or wish to become, responsible for classroom learning in other areas of education and industry.

Educational Research: This concentration will prepare you for fields like academia, consulting, and clinical practices. You will build core competencies in measurement and statistics, evaluating programs, research design, test construction, and analyzing data with computer statistical packages.

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

 

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The Graduate School administers the application process for all of the university's doctoral, master’s, certificate and dual degree programs. Take a look at what you will need to do before you apply.