Why Choose Saint Rose for Educational Psychology?

If you aspire to motivate students in your classroom, promote cultural understanding, or research educational theories and practices, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. Individuals from varied backgrounds and with diverse career plans enter our program. Our flexible program may lead to professional teacher certification but is also appropriate for non-education backgrounds.

Program Highlights

The program in Educational Psychology, which leads to a Master of Science in Education degree, provides a solid foundation in the psychology of cognitive processes and human behavior as they affect individuals across the life span within a variety of learning and educational contexts.

Graduates leave our program with skills that allow them to critique any instructional situation and develop strategies, based on theory, that will help to create the optimal learning environment for the given learners. Students are challenged to become independent thinkers, to value their roles as professionals and to become contributing members of the larger community.

Students choose from one of three schemes that lead to the degree:

  1. General Scheme: designed for students who seek a broad understanding of educational psychology and its application to diverse contexts
  2. Research Scheme: preferred by students – often aiming for their Ph.D. in Educational Psychology – who will be conducting empirical research in their careers
  3. School Psychology Scheme: open only to those who have been admitted into the Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology

Requirements and Course Descriptions

MSED Educational Psychology