Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Education and Social Policy

Learning Sciences


405 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Learning Sciences;, M.A.- Learning Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. and Ph.D. programs in the learning sciences are dedicated to the preparation of researchers, developers, and practitioners qualified to advance the scientific understanding and the practice of teaching and learning. The programs are interdisciplinary, drawing on theories and approaches from education, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, artificial intelligence, computer science, anthropology, and communications. The programs focus on understanding and improving learning environments -- not only in schools and classrooms but also in homes, neighborhoods, and work environments.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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