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Overview

The Educational Psychology program from University of Missouri–St. Louis includes the social, emotional and cognitive processes that are involved in learning throughout the entire lifespan. The focus of educational psychology also incorporates a number of other disciplines, including developmental psychology, behavioral psychology, cognitive psychology, neuro-education, and psychological measurement and assessment. 

Key facts:

Educational psychology is the study of the similarities and differences among individuals that guides educators to know how to promote learning and enhance motivation and informs them about which instructional and assessment strategies support students' learning and development. Studying with experts in the field will give you in depth knowledge in these areas and provide with the needed expertise to change the way we work youth and adults.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Analysis for Education Research
  • Advanced Research Design in Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Directed Readings in the Education Research Literature
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Educational Practice
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Educational Practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from individuals with earned doctorates, preferably prior instructors). 
  • An original essay. 
  • A professional resume. 
  • Evidence of above-average academic records. A GPA of 3.5 or higher is preferred.
  • GRE scores. Quantitative and verbal scores at or above the 50th percentile are preferred. An analytical writing score of 4.0 or higher is preferred.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7369 USD/semester
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  • National

    3001 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    3001 USD/semester
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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