The doctoral program in educational psychology provides an environment where students are expected to acquire a balanced knowledge of both the scholarly and applied aspects of the field of educational psychology. Although the unified degree is in Educational Psychology and most students take many of the same courses in pursuing this unified degree program, many specialize in one of our two aresa: 1) Learning Sciences or 2) Measurement, Statistics, and Research Methodology.
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
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
TOEFL - minimum score of 79 iBT or 550 PBT
3 letters of recommendation
500 word professional writing sample
Part-time Employment in positions that students locate for themselves.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
Minumum credits: contingent on program plan
Core coursework: core coursework required
Language requirements: N/A
Other requirements: N/A
Students must choose a supporting minor subject with at least 9 credits of coursework. If a student chooses two supporting minor subjects, or a split minor, each minor must have at least six credits of coursework. Although the minor subject or subjects will usually be taken outside the major department, minors within the major department may be permitted with departmental approval. Requirements for the minor are established by the minor department.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
|Application Acceptance Rate||75%|
|Med. Time-to-degree (years)||4.00|
|Enrollment Percent Male||18.75%|
|Enrollment Percent Female||81.25%|
|Enrollment Percent International||34.38%|
|Enrollment Percent URM||34.38%|