Educational Psychology, PhD
for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
graduate student services office: 142 Education Building
1310 South Sixth
Champaign, IL 61820
phone: (217) 244-3542
department website: https://education.illinois.edu/edpsy
department faculty: Educational Psychology Faculty
overview of college admissions & requirements: College of Education
college website: https://education.illinois.edu/
The Department of Educational Psychology offers many programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). A list of programs and additional requirements can be found on the program's website, the College of Education Graduate Programs Handbook, and the Graduate College Handbook.
|Completion of at least 64 hours beyond the master’s degree including:|
|Major Subject Coursework (minimum)||32|
|EPSY 599||Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)||4-20|
|Independent Study (min/max applied toward degree)||0-12|
|Research Coursework 1||16-20|
|Total Hours 2||64|
|Master's degree is not required for admission to the Ph.D. but is required for completion.|
|Residency||2 consecutive full-time (12 hours) semesters of study on campus|
|Early Research Requirement|
|Human Subjects Approval|
|Final Exam/Dissertation Defense|
All students will take a minimum of 16-20 credit hours, depending on area of methodology focus, in approved research methods courses.
Students pursuing the Concentration in African American Studies are required to take 24 hours of Concentration courses, for a total of 88 hours.