Educational Psychology, MS

for the degree of Master of Science in Educational Psychology

graduate student services office: 142 Education Building

                  1310 South Sixth

                  Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-3542


department website:

department faculty: Educational Psychology Faculty

overview of college admissions & requirements: College of Education  

college website:

The Department of Educational Psychology offers many programs leading to the degree of Master of Science (M.S.).  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.

Psychological Foundations Courses In Educational Psychology
Select one of the following:4
Psychology of Learning in Education
Child Language and Education
Sociocultural Influence on Learning
Adjustment in School Settings
Personality and Soc Dev
Psychology of Classroom Management
Adult Learning and Development
Learning and Human Development with Educational Technology
Early Adolescent Development
Assessing Student Performance
Developments in Educational Psychology
Global Issues in Learning
Philosophical and Social Foundations in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Select one of the following:4
Poli & Cultural Context of Ed
History of American Education
Asian American Education
Historical & Social Barriers
Professional Ethics in Education
School and Society
Critical Thinking in Education
Aesthetic Education
Technology & Educational Reform
Sociology of Education
Racial and Ethnic Families
Politics of Education
Economics of Education
Elective Hours: 124
400/500-Level Hours Required: 12 hours (Independent Study and Thesis Hours included)
500-Level Hours Required in Education: 12 hours
Research/Project/Independent Study Hours (min/max applied toward degree):0-8
EPSY 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)2-8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements

Human Subjects Approval
Minimum GPA 3.0