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University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Educational Psychology

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Educational Psychology
Description The Department offers programs leading to the degree of PhD in the following specializations: Psychological Studies in Education (Research Stream or Professional School Psychology Stream); Counselling Psychology (CPA accredited); Special Education; Measurement, Evaluation and Cognition; and Studies in Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language (TESL). Programs leading to the degree of MEd are offered in the following specializations: Psychological Studies in Education (Research Stream or Professional School Psychology Stream); Counselling Psychology; School Counselling; Measurement, Evaluation and Cognition; Special Education; Technology in Education; and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). A course-based MEd program with a specialization in School Counselling is offered by the Department. Applicants following this program are selected based on their potential to serve as school counsellors. The MEd and PhD programs are designed to provide specialized education and preparation for teachers, administrators, consultants, psychologists, academics, research personnel, and others requiring specialized preparation in the program areas. Normally, a student's graduate program includes a combination of professional and research graduate-level courses offered by the Department, the Faculty of Education and other Departments and Faculties in the University.
Website: Educational Psychology at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Counselling Psychology; Measurement, Evaluation and Cognition; Psychological Studies in Education; School Psychology; Special Education; Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL); Technology in Education.
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial:$5,433.00
National:$5,433.00
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 63 in order to prove their English proficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
Transcripts are also required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015