Master's of Education:
Are you interested in any of these?
Gaining somebody's attention
Motivating people to learn
Helping people remember things better
Detemining program effectiveness
Leading effective teams
Developing training modules
Understanding human development throughout the lifespan
Pursuing a doctoral degree
If so, Educational Psychology is for you!
Educational Psychology is intended to either enhance existing careers or start new careers such as:
educators: e.g. teachers, administrators, counselors, instructional coaches
health care workers: e.g. nurses, social workers, speech pathologists
higher education: e.g. instructors, administrators, student affairs personnel
researchers: e.g research associate, grant writing, data management, program evaluation
trainers: e.g. business, military, hospitals
digital learning designers: e.g. instructional software developers, online survey constructors, technical manual designers
Customizable delivery includes online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination of online and face-to-face). Create your own program of study.
The M. Ed in Educational Psychology has both thesis and non-thesis options.
32-Hour Thesis Program
When applying for admission to the M.Ed. in Educational Psychology program, you must submit to the Graduate School:
The GRE may not be required depending on your evidence of academic competence.See the next section for different types of evidence that are acceptable.
Evidence of academic competence can be provided in one of the following ways:
GPA of 3.00 or higher for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work,
or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores of 150 or higher for each GRE subsection (Verbal and Quantitative), and a GRE score of 4.0 or higher for the Analytical Writing subtest,
or The Miller’s Analogy Test equal to the national mean at the time of taking the test (400).
Once the Graduate School forwards the application to the Department, it will request:
The names and addresses of three (3) persons from whom we may request letters of reference. These individuals must know you professionally or academically and have some basis for commenting on your probable success as an educational psychologist.
A resumé including:
- educational background
- job experience (with dates)
- relevant volunteer experiences (with dates)
- undergraduate/graduaet extracurricular activities, and personal interests
- e-mail address
One-page statement of your professional goals and reserach interets
Upon receipt of this information, the departmental screening committee will make recommendations concerning admission decisions for the master's program in educational psychology.
You can view the progress of your admission status by visiting wichita.edu/onestop and click on Track My Progress. For information on how you will be notified of your admission decision, please click here.