Educational Psychology M.S

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Educational Psychology M.S
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Program provides comprehensive knowledge of the field and intensive specialization in one of four areas of study and research: human development, learning sciences, quantitative methods, and school psychology
  • Students will acquire a strong foundation in current and past theories, research findings, and methodologies in their program area
  • Students will become acquainted with the implications of human diversity (in terms of individual abilities and orientations and sociocultural backgrounds) for research and practice in their chosen field of study
  • Students will develop critical thinking skills that promote rigorous evaluation of strengths and limitations in existing theory and research
  • Students will develop writing and oral skills needed to effectively communicate results of scientific research to academic, professional/practitioner, and lay audiences
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees18693045 INR
Hostel & Meals654033 INR
Insurance108102 INR
Transportation61082 INR
Books & Supplies84226 INR
Application Fee5493 INR
Personal Expenses424206 INR
International Student Fee14648 INR
Total1351790 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Student must have completed 4-year bachelor degree or equivalent; 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent followed by completed master degree; 3-year bachelor degree followed by certain postgraduate diplomas that are either AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) approved; these postgrad diplomas are all evaluated individually
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) or a master's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required
  • Students must demonstrate strong academic achievement comparable to a 3.00 for an undergraduate or master's degree
  • It is preferred that students have completed approximately 18 credits in courses that provide a relevant foundation for further study in educational psychology
ExamsTOEFL: 92


GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose:
    • The statement is essential for faculty to gain insight into your academic, research and career goals
    • Provide a detailed description of the types of topics and academic areas you wish to study, as well as outlining any specific research questions you have or lines of research you wish to pursue
    • Include a sentence indicating which area of the department you wish to study – Human Development, Learning Sciences, Quantitative Methods or School Psychology. This information is required so that your application can be reviewed by the appropriate faculty. Absence of this information delays review of your application
    • Please indicate specifically which faculty member you want as your program area advisor in your statement
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Applicants are exempt from ELP:
    • English is the exclusive language of instruction at the undergraduate institution
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