Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Educational Psychology

Completion of at least 64 hours beyond the master’s degree including:
Major Subject Coursework (minimum)32
EPSY 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)4-20
Independent Study (min/max applied toward degree)0-12
Research Coursework 116-20
Total Hours64

Other Requirements2

Master's degree is not required for admission to the Ph.D. but is required for completion.
Minimum GPA 3.0
Residency 2 consecutive full-time (12 hours) semesters of study on campus
Early Research Requirement
Qualifying Exams
Human Subjects Approval
Preliminary Exam
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Deposit
1

All students will take a minimum of 16-20 credit hours, depending on area of methodology focus, in approved research methods courses.

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For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Web site, the College of Education Graduate Programs Handbook, and the Graduate College Handbook.