Master's in Educational Psychology & Research at KU

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Program Overview

The master's degree in educational psychology & research at the University of Kansas offers students two unique program specialization areas of emphasis. The Development & Learning (D&L) area of emphasis prepares students for work in schools, nonprofit agencies, other applied settings, and for future doctoral training. The Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics (REMS) area of emphasis prepares graduate students for careers in quantitative research methods including test development.

Career Outcomes in Educational Psychology & Research

Students who graduate from KU's master's degree in educational psychology & research go on to pursue advanced studies at the doctoral level. Graduates from the program may also take positions working in schools, nonprofits, and other applied settings.

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Public School of Education & Human Sciences
Credit hours of graduate coursework

Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Kansas
School of Education and Human Sciences
Joseph R. Pearson Hall , Room 621
1122 West Campus Rd.
Lawrence , Kansas 66045-3101

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