Educational Psychology and Quantitative Methods, MA

Our educational psychology and quantitative methods program focuses on preparing you, as a researcher, to address problems in diverse educational settings, with the ultimate goal of improving teaching and learning, classroom and school organization, inequities in opportunities to learn, the assessment of educational outcomes, and a range of other pressing educational issues. Educational psychologists have a common philosophy that we learn about educational processes, and ultimately improve them through the collection and study of empirical research data. Our program includes the study of human development, cognition and motivational processes. 

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Why Educational Psychology at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • preparing researchers to solve problems in diverse educational settings
  • rigorous preparation in quantitative research methods (statistics, measurement, secondary analysis of large-scale data sets, and research design)
  • substantive study of learning in schools and classrooms, educational policies, programs, practices, and interventions developed to promote student learning

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Master of Arts (MA)
Credits required for completion 34
Time to completion 3 to 4 full-time semesters
Course delivery On campus or online
Careers
  • Schools, universities and colleges
  • Local, district and state education departments
  • Public and private research agencies that undertake educational assessments
Experiential contact hours N/A
Application deadline Priority Deadlines
Fall: April 1, then rolling
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling

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University Computing Standards

You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection and a computer that meets university computing standards. You are also expected to have basic computer competency before beginning your coursework.