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M.A in Educational Psychology

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A sample of courses required for the M.A in Educational Psychology is presented below. A total of 36 credit hours are required for successful completion of this programme.

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    2 years
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  • EDCI663: Advanced Graduate Writing
    This course is designed to introduce graduate students to various forms of writing required in graduate studies. It also introduces them to some forms of collaborative writing and cooperative learning styles that they could use as teachers. At the end of the course, students should be able to produce several short papers including a summary, paraphrase, critical book or article review, and a well-documented APA-styled twelve to fourteen (12-14) paged research proposal utilizing all the principles of research writing taught.

  • EDFN554: Philosophical Foundation of Education
    This course examines philosophical and theological bases of major worldviews and takes into account the conceptual framework of the School of Education from the University of the Southern Caribbean. It critiques the impact of naturalism and post-modernism on education, psychology, and religion, from a Christian perspective.

  • EDRM505: Research Methods in Education and Psychology
    A study of methods and procedures in research as applied to the fields of education and psychology: formulating and stating the problem, planning, designing and implementing research; collecting & analyzing data; and proposing, and reporting research.

  • EDPC635: Theories and Techniques of Counselling
    This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Attention is given to counseling therapy models, the therapeutic relationship, the functions and role of counselors / therapists, and the systematic development of counselling skills and intervention strategies.

- A bachelor's degree from an accredited university or its equivalent

- Evidence of ability to pursue advanced study in graduate-level work with a cumulative undergraduate GPA at least 2.67 on a 4.0 scale. 

- Adequate undergraduate and/or graduate preparation in the proposed field of study and general education. 

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