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Graduate minor in educational psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology's graduate minor is for MA and PhD students in another program at the University of Minnesota who are interested in a minor in educational psychology.


MA minor

Requires at least six credits of graduate-level educational psychology (EPSY) courses

PhD minor

  • Requires at least 12 credits of graduate-level EPSY courses
  • 9 credits must be in 8xxx courses

All minors

Course selection

  • All courses must be selected in consultation with an educational psychology faculty member.
  • The consulting faculty member must approve the planned courses and be willing to serve on your committee.
  • Any courses that will be used for the major program degree plan cannot be used toward the minor plan.

Applying for the minor

Master's degree students must declare a minor prior to their final exam. Doctoral degree students must declare a minor prior to passing the preliminary oral exam.


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