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Educational Psychology

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administrative contact

Dana Musick
phone: 304-293-3879
fax: 304-293-9424

program contact

Reagan Curtis
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development
phone: 304-293-2098

Program Details

Areas of Emphasis

General Educational Psychology, Program Evaluation and Research, Child Development and Family Studies

Program Description

The Educational Psychology program in the College of Education and Human Services offers opportunities for graduate study and research leading to the master of arts (MA) degree. Professional preparation focuses on learning, development, instruction and research.

Career Profile

Job titles and employers of recent graduates from this program include research associate at Strategic Litigation Research in New York City and office manager and marketing specialist at AOS Tampa/Petersburg, Florida.

Delivery Methods Available

  • blended
  • on campus
  • online

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendations: Requires three letters of recommendation
  • Test Requirements: GRE or MAT
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Additional Information

Transcripts of all past secondary credits.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Priority: March 1, 2017
  • Fall Deadline: April 1, 2017
  • Spring Deadline: November 1, 2016


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.