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Educational Psychology - Learning and Cognition Program

University of Utah

48 months
Duration
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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About

The Educational Psychology - Learning and Cognition Program area at University of Utah is broad, involving basic and applied research in several areas, including: the psychology of reading, the psychology of writing, cognitive skill acquisition, memory processes, multimedia design and learning, human intelligence.

Overview

The Educational Psychology - Learning and Cognition Program at University of Utah area grants Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Educational Psychology. Students in this area acquire theoretical knowledge of psychological and/or educational principles and the methodological skills necessary to conduct original research on a variety of topics such as those outlined above. 

Learning outcomes

A cognitive framework is used in approaching issues. That is, mental processes and structures are postulated to account for learning and the effects of instruction. However, within this cognitive framework there is a great diversity in the kinds of research questions that can be pursued and in the particular methodologies used to explore them.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cognition, Learning, and Behavior
  • Foundations of Learning
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Foundations of Inferential Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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