Applied Educational Psychology

The graduate degress in Applied Educational Psychology integrate scholarly research and practical experiences that focus on understanding and meeting the diverse behavioral, social-emotional, and academic needs of today's youth.

Master's Degree in Applied Educational Psychology

Coursework for the MA in Applied Educational Psychology includes assessment, effective instruction, intercultural communications, personality development, behavior management, and applied research. Candidates for this program should possess a keen interest in collaboration, a strong work ethic, and a compassionate, empathic disposition. As part of the international network of Webster University, graduates of the MA in Applied Educational Psychology program emerge with increased cultural understanding of themselves and others. 

Master's Degree Areas of Concentration

  • Psychological Education Programs
  • Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families
  • Psychology and Education of Gifted Students
  • Gifted Education Certification

EdS in Applied Educational Psychology: School Psychology

The post-masters Education Specialist (Ed.S.) program completes the academic preparation and professional training required for individuals to become school psychologists. This program prepares school psychologists to collaborate with teachers, parents, and school personnel to promote educationally and psychologically healthy school environments for all children and youth.

Coursework for the Ed.S. in Applied Educational Psychology includes preparation in mental health services, advanced psychoeducational assessment and intervention, applied research, and school consultation and collaboration. This post-masters program is designed to be aligned with the school psychologist requirements of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association (ISPA).

EdS Emphasis

  • Students may earn an optional emphasis in International Children's Rights

Points of Distinction

  • Psychology graduate students contribute to the "knowledge base" in the fields of educational psychology and school psychology.
  • Education programs are recognized for their excellence and approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, by the International Reading Association, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

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