Educational Psychology & Research Methodology
Welcome to Educational Psychology & Research Methodology at Purdue!
Our master’s and Ph.D. programs prepare students to be leaders in research that addresses significant educational and psychological problems. Coursework introduces the content and research methodologies for addressing these broad challenges. The content of the coursework includes motivation, cognition, learning, development, and instruction. Students specializing in Research Methodology take additional courses in psychometric theory and statistical methods in education, depending on their interests. Our internationally-recognized faculty members offer students strong, individualized mentoring and opportunities to develop your skills to design and conduct research.
We equip graduates for careers that create knowledge and improve the welfare of children, families and schools. Our graduates work as professors, education specialists, learning analysts, psychometricians, program evaluators and corporate trainers in higher education, research institutions, school systems, the testing industry, government agencies and private industry.
Our award-winning Educational Psychology & Research Methodology faculty have received grants, conducted interdisciplinary research and “wrote the books” on learning and teaching. See our faculty and their research projects at the following link:
Educational Psychology & Research Methodology Faculty
- Centers and Institutes
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Educational Studies
Educational Psychology & Research Methodology Affiliated Faculty