The master's program is intended for students wishing to study the psychology of human learning, cognition, and development as it applies to education. This program of study serves as an enriching theoretical background for the educational professional and/or as a foundation for study at the doctoral level. The doctoral program is designed to prepare students for professional positions in which advanced training in research psychology applied to educational issues is appropriate, including teaching at the college and university level.
This program provides for:
Advanced study in the psychology of human learning, cognition, and development as it applies to education.
Comprehensive training in statistics and research methodology.
Minor study of an applied educational area of interest.
Development of one or more research specializations.
The major goal of the program is to develop the student as an independent scholar. Graduates of the program are employed in a variety of settings, including colleges and schools.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education