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M.A. Educational Psychology

M.A. Educational Psychology Curriculum

Required Courses
EDUC 200: Human Differences
EDUC 211A: Cognitive Development
EDUC 214A: Introduction to Quantitative Methods
EDUC 214B: Multiple Regression Analysis
EDUC 214C: Experimental Design
EDUC 240: Educational Psychology
EDUC 241B: Introduction to Qualitative Methods
EDUC 255B: Principles of Academic Behavior Intervention

Professional Development Requirement
EDUC 259: Research Seminar

Other courses may be used to complete degree and elective requirements, in consultation with the Faculty Advisor and approval by the Graduate Advisor.

Students get to choose from Plan I (Thesis) or Plan II (Comprehensive Examination).

Plan I (Thesis)
Students complete a minimum of 36 upper-division and graduate units. At least 24 units are in graduate courses. A maximum of 12 units may be in graduate research for the thesis.

Plan II (Comprehensive Exam)
Students must complete a minimum of 36 units in upper-division and graduate courses in education and related fields as defined in existing programs. At least 18 of the 36 units must be in graduate courses, and none in graduate research for the thesis.

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