University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Master’s Program Structure

Students enrolled in the master’s program will be expected to complete at least 30 credits.

Course requirements

10 courses (minimum) including nine required courses.

Required courses

The required courses (three credits each) are:

Department & Number Title
EPSY 5605 Quantitative Methods in Research I
EPSY 5607 Quantitative Methods in Research II
EPSY 5601 Principles and Methods in Educational Research
EPSY 5602 Educational Tests and Measurements
EPSY 5621 Construction of Evaluation Instruments
EDCI 6000 Qualitative Research (or other qualitative research course)
EPSY 6621 Program Evaluation
EPSY 6601 Methods and Techniques of Educational Research
EPSY 5510 Learning: Its Implications for Education

Elective courses

Normally three or more additional credits which could be in MEA or in an area of application. Choices of electives are made with the approval of the candidate’s advisor.

Thesis/examination requirements

Successful completion of a research project or thesis or successful completion of a comprehensive master’s exam is required. The student’s advisory committee may recommend oral defense of the exam/thesis.

Plan of Study

To be filled out by the candidate with the guidance of his/her advisor and approval of his/her committee. Copies are to be placed in both Department and Graduate School files.