Applied Learning and Instruction
The Master of Arts in Applied Learning and Instruction program is designed for students from diverse academic majors who have an interest in the application of psychological theories and research to improving learning, instruction, and training, in a variety of instructional contexts. Graduates of the program will be prepared for a wide range of professional education, government, and industry positions, and for conducting activities such as instruction, training, evaluation, and consulting.
Students are able to tailor the program to meet their particular needs and interests by choosing among a large variety of courses for their concentration, including courses in teaching, instructional design, program evaluation, and psychological foundations.
Specialization and core courses are offered in the areas of the psychology of teaching and learning, motivation, human development, measurement, and research methodology. All students will be required to complete a comprehensive examination before completing the program.
International Student Requirements:
International students are required to provide the International Services Center (ISC) with several immigration documents and forms required for the issuance of the I-20 or DS-2019.
International students must demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. International students, except those who are from countries where English is the only official language, those who have earned a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or those who have earned a degree from a country where English is the only official language or a university at which English is the only official language of instruction