Graduate Certificate

Educational Psychology - Graduate Certificate

Educational Psychology - Graduate Certificate
Plan Code:
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
College of Education
Counseling, Educ Psych, and Special Education

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Education

Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education

Graduate Study
Educational Psychology - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology is designed to provide educators and non-educators with knowledge and perspectives on learning and development.  By understanding the psychological processes that underlie learning, as well as the practices that support these processes, the developmental mechanisms that lead to individual differences, and the impact of motivation, participants will gain deeper insight into the needs of developing learners. The certificate is available only online.


To be considered for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology an applicant must:
  1. have completed a bachelor’s degree.
  2. submit the university application form and fee.
  3. Complete the Intent to Enroll form on the program Web site.
  4. provide transcripts from all previous institutions of higher education.
  5. complete a test of English language proficiency if English is not the first language.
Applications are reviewed by faculty who look for indications of a high probability of success. 

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology

Students must complete the following courses (9 credits):
CEP 800 Psychology of Learning in School and Other Settings 3
CEP 801 Psychological Development: Learner Differences and Commonalities 3
CEP 802 Developing Positive Attitudes toward Learning 3