Ball State’s high quality but affordable programs make it the perfect place to study
the field of educational psychology. Our faculty are acknowledged experts in
child and adolescent development, motivation, academic anxiety, high-stakes
testing, gifted and talented education, measurement and assessment, and
quantitative research methods and statistics. Our faculty members are experienced teachers as well as researchers.
to provide greater flexibility, your master’s degree can be completed online
or through a unique blend of online and campus classes. Classes are offered
regularly for your convenience, allowing you to complete the 30-hour program
The doctoral program is a
research intensive program that must be completed on campus, however students
are able to take a number of online offerings to provide maximum flexibility
in scheduling. In addition, we provide considerable financial support to our graduate students.
can you know whether or not you would benefit from a master’s degree in educational psychology?
The doctoral program in educational psychology trains
as a research scholar who can contribute to the understanding of teaching,
learning and development; educational accountability and program evaluation;
and individual differences in learning and adjustment in educational settings.
core program features areas of study such as learning, human development,
statistics, measurement, and research methods and trains you to make significant
contributions to the educational psychology knowledge base and to develop the
skills necessary to address applied problems in educational settings.
will be involved in research from day
one and leave the program having written and published numerous conference
presentations and publications. Most of our students receive full funding for
at least two years.
with a doctoral degree in educational psychology are qualified for academic
positions in higher education as well as research positions in public and
private institutions such as professional evaluation firms and testing
companies. Recent graduates from our program hold academic positions at the
following universities: The College of
William and Mary in Virginia, Youngstown State University, Heidelberg
University, Indiana University, University of North Texas, and Charles Sturt
University in Australia.
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