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EdD in Educational Psychology

Students with a desire to gain advanced knowledge for development psychology and learning strategies for children and adults may be interested in the Doctor of Education with a concentration in Educational Psychology program at Regent University. Read on for more details on this online EdD program.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Education with a concentration in Educational Psychology

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Doctoral

Program Prerequisites:

Good traits for prospective students of this Doctor of Education with a concentration in Educational Psychology program include spiritual maturity, research skills, and a desire to understand the psychological foundations of education. Aspiring students will also need a master's degree. All applicants to Regent University graduate programs should have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have other requirements.

Program Description:

With the Doctor of Education - Educational Psychology program, students have the chance to learn cognitive strategies that can be incorporated into educational materials. The curriculum focuses on brain research, creating innovative learning environments, and incorporating technology into the educational process. Coursework also explores topics like research design, data analysis, and decision-making. A Christian worldview informs all of the learning in this program.

Learning Format:

Online (with required residency)

Program Length:

66+ credits

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Doctor of Education with a concentration in Educational Psychology:

Aside from three 4-day residencies in Virginia Beach, Virginia, students can complete all 66 credit hours in this doctoral program online. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (66 credits)

  • Online Orientation
  • Information Research & Resources
  • Regent Foundations for Graduate Success
  • Christian Worldview for Educators
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Psychological Underpinnings of Learning
  • Residency
  • Collaborative Research
  • Advanced Study of Theories in Learning & Development
  • Culture, Communities, & Education
  • Advanced Human Learning & Motivational Development
  • Advanced Theory & Practice of Leadership, Communication, & Organization
  • Advanced Research Review in Educational Psychology
  • Residency
  • Issues in Education
  • Research Design & Analysis
  • Educational Statistics
  • Advanced Study in Educational Psychology
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Theories, Issues, & Practice in Educational Psychology
  • Residency
  • Dissertation Research

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

After completing the Ed.D. in Educational Psychology program, students might be equipped with the developmental psychology knowledge for positions related to school psychology, social work, and education counseling. Graduates might work in elementary or secondary schools or at colleges and universities, in positions like these:

  • Curriculum & instruction specialist
  • University faculty
  • School district administrator

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