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Educational Psychology

Program Summary

The doctoral program in educational psychology gives students opportunities to develop original and creative thinking while they research human development, learning and motivation. You may focus the program to your area of interest such as sociocultural, historical and philosophical foundations of education, instructional technology, research methods and assessment, special education or teacher education.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in Educational Psychology

Program Requires GRE or GMAT: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 April 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 March 1

For More Information

Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations
Graham Hall 223
Program website
lepf@niu.edu
815-753-4404

Director of Graduate Studies:
Carolyn Pluim
cvanders@niu.edu
815-753-1562

Application Contact:
David Snow
dsnow1@niu.edu

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