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Educational Psychology (MA) 
Program Description

The M.A. (EDP) program provides an overview of the field of educational psychology and a foundational understanding of the concepts, methods, and theories related to the profession of educational psychology. This master?s program offers specialized courses in the areas of the psychology of teaching and learning, human cognition and problem solving, human development, and research methodology and measurement.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Educational Psychology -

Graduate programs in the Department of Educational Psychology prepare students for productive roles in research, teaching, and many other areas in which educational psychology is applied.

The department offers master of arts in educational psychology and doctor of philosophy with a major in educational psychology.

Student programs in each area are individualized with a wide range of courses, internships, and research offerings.

College of Education  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Karen K Sesler
Graduate Program Coordinator
Karen K Sesler
Director of Graduate Studies
Mary M Mccaslin
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

GPA 3.0

TOEFL - minimum score of 79 iBT or 550 PBT

3 letters of recommendation
Statement of purpose
500 word professional writing sample

Standardized Tests

Required test(s):
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Minimum TOEFL: 0
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Financial Aid

Tuition Scholarships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Tuition Waivers
Part-time Employment in positions that students locate for themselves.

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: October 1
  • Summer: February 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: October 1
  • Summer: February 1
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3403

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 30
Core coursework:  core courses required
Language requirements: N/A
Other requirements: N/A

Minor Requirements
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Last revised 25 Sep 2017