23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares students to become independent scholars who are able to make significant contributions to knowledge in specialized areas of educational psychology. 

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The Foundations strand within the Ph.D. provides opportunity for specialization in assessment, learning and cognition, program evaluation, research, and learning in school domains.is designed to enable students to become independent scholars, who are able to make significant contributions to knowledge in the discipline of educational psychology. 

The focus of the Educational Psychology program from University of Nevada, Las Vegas is on the assessment and understanding of learning outcomes and processes in a variety of learning environments and in modifying those environments in ways that promote more effective learning.

Career Possibilities

  • University faculty
  • Community college faculty
  • Educational assessment director
  • Educational psychologists
  • Human resource education director
  • Program evaluators
  • Research coordinators for school districts, human services agencies, hospitals, businesses etc.
  • School, agency, or private practice psychologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Designing & Critiquing Research In Education
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Inferential Statistics and Experimental Design
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Motivation Theories and Applications in Education

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


66 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • If graduate course work has been completed, a graduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • Preference given to scores that relate to the 50th percentile or better on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • A score of 600 or above on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is also required for students who do not speak English as their language.
  • Three letters of reference from university faculty or other individuals qualified to judge the applicant's academic potential.
  • The applicant's statement of professional interests and goals.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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