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Graduate Record 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Sciences


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This program area prepares masters and doctoral students for careers in research institutes, academic settings, and a variety of other educational research settings. Majors may concentrate in a content area within educational psychology that is flexibly tailored to their unique professional objectives.

Applied Developmental Science is designed specifically for students who desire a research-intensive interdisciplinary doctoral training experience. The program focuses primarily on youth and their educational and social contexts as well as theoretically driven and scientifically based approaches to modifying those contexts. The purpose of the program is to address the need for high-quality researchers in the field of education sciences who are capable of and interested in answering pressing questions concerning children and youth. Training is interdisciplinary in perspective, methodologically rigorous, and relevant to practice and policy. Masters (M.Ed.) graduates are prepared to work in school and research settings. Doctoral graduates (Ph.D.) are qualified to become university professors or work research institutions.

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