The Department of Educational Psychology will offer a Doctoral (PhD) program with a concentration in Sport Pedagogy beginning in Fall 2014.
Faculty Contact: Dr. Tao Zhang (Tao.Zhang@unt.edu)
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
The doctoral program in Educational Psychology (name changed from Educational Research, Effective August, 2014) offers five concentrations:
1) Research, Measurement, and Statistics
A Master's degree is not required. Students with related Master's degrees are required to successfully fulfill the requirements listed below. Those entering the program without a Master's degree are expected to fulfill the following requirements, the 3 core courses in the Educational Psychology MS degree, and a minimum of two additional graduate level courses with their adviser’s approval. The actual number of hours will vary based on each student's background and adviser's recommendations.
Requirements are for students who enter the program with a related Master's degree.
Degree Requirements (minimum 63 hours)
1) Educational Psychology Doctoral Core (9 hours)
EPSY 5550 - Learning Theories (3 hours)
2) Educational Research Degree Core (21 hours)
EPSY 6010 - Statistics for Educational Research (3 hours)
3) Sport Pedagogy (21 hours)
KINE 5090 - Motor Behavior (3 hours)
4) Supervised Research/Practice (3 hours)
EPSY 6030 - Practicum, Field Problem or Internship (3 hours)
5) Dissertation (9 hours minimum)
EPSY 6950 - Doctoral Dissertation (3, 6 or 9 hours per semester)