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Educational Psychology, PhD

The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Psychology is designed to prepare individuals for educational activities such as instruction, evaluation, test construction, educational research, educational consulting to business and public schools, and university teaching. All students must abide by the codes of ethics of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Educational Psychology offers programs and service courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

A Ph.D. in Educational Psychology will prepare individuals to, among other things,

  • Teach and conduct research at universities
  • Work at research centers
  • Serve as training consults for businesses
  • Lead professional development efforts for schools and districts
  • Work in state departments of education
  • Work in other education institutions such as the Educational Testing Service

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  • UNC Main Campus

Tuition & Fees

Total Degree Requirements

67 Credit Hours

Graduate Coordinator

Marilyn Welsh, 970-351-2236

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