Educational Psychology, Master of Education Degree


Overview


Specialization Information

Educational Psychology (PDF)

Program Contact Info

Thomas Harrison, Associate Dean/Professor
College of Education
Office: (775) 682-7318
tch@.unr.edu

Graduate School catalog info

CACREP

The M.Ed. is designed for teachers in elementary education, secondary education, and special education who wish to improve and expand classroom skills to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of students, focusing on learning, development, information technology and counseling. . The degree is also appropriate for any student wishing a master's degree with an emphasis in educational psychology.

The 37-39-credit degree includes courses in Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Information Technology in Education. Nine credits of electives also are included.

Admission Requirements


  • GRE
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Statement of career goals
  • Resume
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Qualified in the professional judgment of the program faculty

Program Requirements


The specific curriculum requirements are adapted to the professional program and the needs of the student. Students should not enroll in any graduate-level course without first securing the approval of the department that such a course is acceptable toward a selected major or minor. All degree candidates are required to complete core courses related to learning and educational psychology and an area of specialization in information technology in integration of technology in teaching and learning, instructional design, and online teaching. In addition, students take one educational research course, elective credits, and 1 to 3 credits of comprehensive examination.
It is assumed that the typical student will have a background in education with an interest in exploring educational uses of information technology in the classroom. However, this is not a prerequisite for admission into the Information Technology in Education emphasis.

The specific curriculum requirements are adapted to the professional program and the needs of the student. Students should not enroll in any graduate-level course without first securing the approval of the department that such a course is acceptable toward a selected major or minor. All degree candidates are required to complete core courses related to learning and educational psychology and an area of specialization in information technology in integration of technology in teaching and learning, instructional design, and online teaching. In addition, students take one educational research course, elective credits, and 1 to 3 credits of comprehensive examination.

It is assumed that the typical student will have a background in education with an interest in exploring educational uses of information technology in the classroom. However, this is not a prerequisite for admission into the Information Technology in Education emphasis.

Program Hours


36-39 credits.



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