The M.Ed. in Learning Sciences and Human Development requires a minimum of 45 credits:

  • 9 credits in Foundations of Education
  • 2 credits in Proseminar
  • 6 credits in Research Preparation
  • 12 credits in your area of specialization
  • 3 credits in a second supporting area of specialization
  • 9 credits in a thesis or project

All course choices are to be appropriate for your career goals and negotiated with your adviser, who has the discretion to recommend or require certain courses depending on your background.

You should carefully review the Program Requirements for details about all components of the M.Ed. course of study. You must also follow the Degree Requirements of the Graduate School; among these are that a course of study should include at least 18 credits at the 500 level or above as well as 18 graded credits.

Doctoral Program: Ph.D. students work closely with their advisers to create highly tailored programs of study that include intermediate and advanced coursework in Education Psychology as well as outside coursework to gain broader perspective and deeper insight into specialized topics.
Ph.D. students have specific requirements and milestones that can be viewed here.

  • Prospective students holding relevant master’s degrees should apply to the College of Education’s Ph.D. program.