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Educational Psychology

Educational psychology is the study of the learning process to help students discover effective learning styles, and to help institutions develop useful teaching methods. A common career option is an educational psychologist.

Inside Educational Psychology

Educational psychology is the study of the learning process, including learning styles, learning outcomes and methods of instruction. Curricula for many educational psychology programs focus on quantitative methods, learning sciences, human development and school psychology.

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Though some schools offer a bachelor's degree in educational psychology, most undergraduate bachelor's programs are in general psychology. In addition, most career opportunities in educational psychology require a graduate degree. Students may earn an MA (Master of Arts), M.Ed. (Master of Education) or a doctorate. Educational psychology master's programs generally focus on a specific area of psychology, such as counselor education or quantitative methods.

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