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Educational Psychology
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice: 612-624-6083

Psychological Foundations/QME
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
55455-0364 USA

Tel: 612-624-0042
Fax: 612-624-8241

Social psychological, social developmental processes and human relations in educational psychology

This area takes an inter-disciplinary approach to examining the social and social developmental processes that relate to outcomes in schools and other educational settings across the life span. Specific topics addressed by individual students are defined by the student and his/her committee and they include: social influence processes, group dynamics, methods of organizational change and conflict resolution, cooperative learning, the development and functions of play, aggression in schools, and human relations.


Curriculum information

Course Requirements
As part of the requirements, student will meet with an advisor to complete the Graduate Degree Plan forms. Students are encouraged to utilize the Social Psychology and Social Development checklists, based on their admission date, below.


Ph.D. Social Curriculum

MA Social Curriculum

Previous Years
Ph.D. 2013-2014
M.A. 2013-2014

For students admitted prior to Fall 2013 (Students admitted prior to Fall 2013 may choose to follow the current requirements.)

EPSY 5135 – Human Relations Workshop
The 4 credit Human Relations Workshop offered at the University of Minnesota is approved to meet the Minnesota Department of Education requirement for licensure.

For full descriptions of all required course work, see the Psych Foundations Courses page.



Adjunct faculty

Emeritus faculty


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