The master’s in educational psychology focuses on human learning, development and
motivation. Our graduates go on to work in schools or other educational settings as researchers, instructional
designers, data analytics managers, adjunct professors or educational policy influencers.
Many graduates also continue graduate coursework in distinguished doctoral programs
across the country.
Our faculty encourage and support student-led research. Recent projects include communication
technologies and youth’s psychosocial development, social media and psycho-emotional
well-being,the relationship between mindset and socioeconomic status, meaning-making processes
in collaborative learning contexts,the psychological climate of online learning environments and self-regulation, predictors
of psychological well-being, teachers’ social perspective-taking ability and the relationship
of student openness to multicultural instruction and ESL teachers’ sense of responsibility.
Faculty expertise includes:
How group discussion — face-to-face and online— impacts the learning process
Adolescents' and emerging adults’ psychological and social development in the digital