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Educational Psychology and Research

Educational Psychology & Research Ph.D. Program Learning Objectives

  1. Conduct original, publishable research in the field;
  2. Demonstrate a broad, interdisciplinary knowledge of theory and research in the field;
  3. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of one area of expertise;
  4. Demonstrate teaching competence; and
  5. Follow ethical guidelines for work in the field.  


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