What will I learn?

The Educational Psychology Program offers a number of graduate programs leading to a master’s (MA), Educational Specialist (EdS), and PhD degree. The mission of the program is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the theory and research related to the nature of the learner and the conduct of teaching and learning. All degree programs reflect this mission and prepare students for careers as faculty members, researchers, and school practitioners.

The PhD is an advanced research degree and is designed specifically for students interested in careers within academic and research settings. PhD students may develop areas of study in:

  • learning
  • motivation
  • human development
  • educational neuroscience (an established PhD concentration)

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,250.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 August 2022

Venue

College of Education

Carmichael Hall 201,

TUSCALOOSA,

Alabama,

35487, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission.

For international students

International application must hold the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be eligible for graduate admission. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 550 on the paper-based TOEFL or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT); International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum score for admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 6.5; Pearson Test of English (PTE): The minimum score of admission to a degree program or for non-degree admission is 59.

Prospective students requiring financial support should complete their applications by December 15 for admission the following fall.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Alabama

Boasting a long history of success, The University of Alabama produces legendary results through our scholars’ research and service.

  • Located in the mid-size city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 200 programs in 10 academic schools
  • Scholarships for international students at all levels
  • More than 600 student organizations

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