Educational psychology involves the study of how people learn, including topics such as student outcomes, the instructional process, individual differences in learning, gifted learners, and learning disabilities. It is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning and the process and methods used by humans to ease the learning process.
An Accredited College/University creates a pathway for the students to enrol in educational psychology programs offered by the Colleges/University which are funded by the federal government or the state government.
The Organizations that accredited a college for psychology programs are listed below:
American Psychological Association (APA)
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The educational psychology includes a wide range of subjects that teach the students how people learn and process the information. The major topics include Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology, Social Psychology, Individual Differences.
A Bachelor’s degree requires 120-125 credits and takes 4 years to be completed.
A Master’s degree requires 30-70 credits and takes 2 years to be completed.
A Doctorate’s degree requires 60-110 credits and takes 4-7 years to be completed.
The minimum GPA of 2.8-3.0 is required to apply for admission in the educational psychology program.
The educational psychology provides students with the better understanding of the human learning process and how the human psychology works. It includes the study of how a human learns and the instructional procedure. It is the discipline that focuses on understanding how human beings acquire knowledge and how they are shaped by the learning environment.