MA in Educational Psychology - Twice Exceptionalities
The Master of Arts in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Twice-Exceptionalities is designed for students who are interested in the research and practice of working with individuals with disabilities as well as gifts and talents. Students completing this program will be able to understand and work with students who have a high academic aptitude along with a second exceptionality (e.g., learning disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder).
The MA in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Twice-Exceptionalities requires:
• 30 semester hours of graduate work, including thesis, and the presentation of satisfactory defense of thesis
• 18 hours must consist of the following:
- EDP 4350, Introduction to the Gifted Child
- EDP 5366, Psychology of Exceptional Children
- EDP 5376 Practicum with Exceptional Children
- EDP 5v99 Thesis (3 hours)
- two new three-hour courses
• The remaining twelve hours of coursework include graduate level courses electives from the EDP and C&I departments.