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M.Ed. in Educational Psychology Program

Advance Your Education Career

For educators and those with social sciences background, a master’s degree in Educational Psychology can be the gateway to a rewarding career in research, overseeing curricula and teaching standards, or teaching at the postsecondary level. John Carroll University’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology is a great option for busy working educators and others who want to pursue an advanced degree but need the flexibility of an accelerated, predominantly online program.

Skills and Knowledge for Today’s Educational Environment

The M. Ed. program in Educational Psychology provides a broad knowledge of learning theories, human development, research methods, assessment, and measurement that can be utilized in a variety of settings and fields. The program prepares graduates to excel in an environment defined by assessment and outcomes-based practice.

A Program for Working Professionals

This predominantly online program, featuring asynchronous courses, provides the flexibility full-time teachers and other professionals need to pursue a master’s degree on a schedule that meets their needs.

An Efficient Master’s Degree Option

The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology program requires just 30 credit hours and can be completed in as little as four semesters.

Prepare for a Doctoral Program

In addition to helping students advance toward their professional goals, the comprehensive curriculum lays the groundwork for students to pursue a Ph.D. in educational psychology.

Pursue Your Education Career Goals

The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology program consists of 30 hours of coursework, which can include a thesis research option and can be completed in four semesters. Most courses are offered online in an asynchronous format that enables students to view lectures and complete online coursework when it is most convenient for them.

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John Carroll University is a private, Jesuit Catholic University located in Cleveland with a long tradition of training exceptional educators. JCU proudly welcomes students of all backgrounds.

JCU has been ranked #2 on U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Regional Universities Midwest and been named a Best College Value by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Through the M.Ed. in Educational Psychology program, you will have opportunities to network and engage with other education professionals in a dynamic learning environment.

JCU M. Ed. alumni work in a variety of professional fields:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Counseling
  • Testing & Assessment
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Educational Leadership
  • Athletics
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Leadership
  • Private Enterprise

JCU offers an affordable tuition rate reflecting our commitment to educators. This rate is competitive with other Northeast Ohio institutions.

More information regarding the total cost of attendance can be found here.

“John Carroll’s M.Ed. in Educational Psychology program is tailor-made for working teachers. It’s flexible, features online and night courses, and it can be completed relatively quickly—in just four semesters. It also provides a great foundation on which to pursue a Ph.D. in educational psychology or another related field.”

Lisa Shoaf, Associate Dean for Professional Studies


Our Alumni Work and Live Here

John Carroll graduates who pursue teaching and education careers work at every level — early childhood, middle childhood, adolescent and young adult — for a range of schools and school districts across Ohio and nationally.

Top field partnerships include:

  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights, Mayfield Heights, Garfield Heights, Wadsworth, and Beachwood School Districts.
  • Catholic schools such as the Welsh Academy at St. Ignatius, Holy Trinity (Avon).
  • Private schools such as Hawken Lower School.
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Education Alumni Across The Region

JCU education alumni serve students across Ohio: from larger city districts (Akron) to exempted village school districts (Yellow Springs). They work in every major market: Canton, Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Parma, Toledo and Youngstown.