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

Educational Psychology
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
55455-0364 USA

Tel: 612-624-6083
Fax: 612-624-8241
epsy-adm@umn.edu

Curriculum for Ph.D. statistics education concentration

The curriculum below will satisfy the requirements in this area as well as the Ed Psych and QME core requirements.

Ph.D. minor in educational psychology with an emphasis in statistics education (see below)

2007 APA Award

The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota was awarded the 2007 APA Innovative Practices in Graduate Education in Psychology Award for preparing doctoral students for academic positions which include teaching statistics. This program that prepares graduate students to become excellent teachers of statistics is the only program of its kind in the United States. Read more at "Statistically speaking, they are ahead of the curve."

Core EPSY courses

Core QME courses

Internship (3 credits – check with adviser)

Teaching internship might include a current position in a high school or college, a graduate teaching assistantship position at the University of Minnesota, or other arrangements.

• EPSY 5272—Statistics Teaching Internship

Additional courses (minimum 12 credits – check with adviser)

Partial list of courses to select from:

Graduate School requirements

Minor or supporting/related fields (minimum 12 credits – check with your adviser for consultation/permission concerning this requirement):

You must complete a minimum of 12 credits of coursework outside the Educational Psychology department (if selecting a minor, check with intended minor department for credit and course requirements).

Dissertation

EPSY 8888—Thesis Credits: Doctoral, 24 credits (check with adviser)

Must be taken after successful completion of prelim oral.
 

Ph.D. minor in educational psychology with an emphasis in statistics education

A doctoral minor in educational psychology requires at least 15 credits of graduate-level courses in EPSY, of which at least 9 credits must be 8000-level.

Required

EPSY 8261 and EPSY 8262 (3 credits each)

Two courses in statistics education: EPSY 5271 and EPSY 8271 (3 credits each)

One course in learning/cognition (3 credits)

Optional

EPSY 5272—Statistics Teaching Internship (3 cr.)
 

Listing of all Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) courses

Checklist to be submitted with the degree program form [pdf]



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