Educational Psychology

Program Summary

The doctoral program in educational psychology gives students opportunities to develop original and creative thinking while they research human development, learning and motivation. You may focus the program to your area of interest such as sociocultural, historical and philosophical foundations of education, instructional technology, research methods and assessment, special education or teacher education.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: Ph.D. in Educational Psychology

Program Requires GRE or MAT: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 April 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 March 1

Contact Us

Department of Counseling and Higher Education
200 Gabel Hall
Program website
cahe@niu.edu
815-753-1448

Admissions Coordinator
Kimberly A. Hart
cahc_admissions@niu.edu
815-753-5749

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