MEd Educational Psychology

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The MEd program in Educational Psychology is directed toward increasing the candidate’s competence in educational inquiry.  In general, the domain of inquiry encompasses human learning and development in the context of education.  Courses are offered in the areas of: statistics, measurement, evaluation and research methodology; and human learning, cognition, and development.  The program prepares individuals to provide instruction and consultation appropriate for all educational levels and conduct basic and applied research and evaluation in public and private educational settings.

Delivery Options

Evening courses at UH Mānoa

Coursework: Plan A

A minimum of 30 credits including the following courses:

  • EDEP 416 Student Assessment 
  • EDEP 601 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • EDEP 608 Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDEP 611 Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • EDEP 661 Development and Learning
  • One graduate seminar (EDEP 768 - content varies)
  • 6 credits of EDEP 700 (At the discretion of the thesis chair, up to five credits of EDEP 699, previously completed, may be substituted for five of the six required EDEP 700 credits.)

18 credits must be earned in courses numbered 600-798 (excluding 699 and 700).

A minimum residency of two semesters of full-time study or the equivalent in credits at UH Mānoa is required.

The culminating requirement is a Plan A paper, an original educational inquiry resulting in a product that informs educational practice. The development of a Plan A thesis paper is done in consultation with a Plan A advisor. Students will present their final papers to the faculty, peers, and other interested professional parties.

Coursework: Plan B

A minimum of 30 credits including the following courses

  • EDEP 416 Student Assessment 
  • EDEP 601 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • EDEP 608 Introduction to Educational Research
  • EDEP 611 Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • EDEP 661 Development and Learning
  • One graduate seminar (EDEP 768 - content varies)

18 credits must be earned in courses numbered 600-798 (excluding 699 and 700).

A minimum residency of two semesters of full-time study or the equivalent in credits at UH Mānoa is required.

The culminating requirement is a Plan B project/paper, an original educational inquiry resulting in a product that informs educational practice. The Plan B project/paper is more flexible than the thesis. The development of a Plan B project is concurrent with the selection of a Plan B advisor. Students will present their final papers to the faculty, peers, and other interested professional parties.

Completing the MEd Degree

For more information regarding degree requirements and completion of the degree please see the EDEP Student Handbook below:

Handbook/Instructions EDEP Student Handbook Last Updated
February 2014

Quick Facts

Credits:
30
Teacher Licensure:
No
Online Classes:
No
Evening Classes:
Yes
Admissions:
Fall/Spring
Typical Length (Months):
24

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