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The Master's Program:

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What do graduates do with a M.S. degree?


Graduates of our Master’s program take one of two tracks. Some students apply to Ph.D. programs to pursue research and/or teaching careers. Other graduates seek employment in a wide range of industries such as education, research, marketing, and program evaluation.
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What kind of financial aid do you have available?

UWM offers numerous types of aid, including fellowships and scholarships. Please click here to receive more information about financial aid or refer to the Financial Assistance link on the Educational Psychology homepage.

How much does it cost to attend UWM?

Click here to find information about tuition and fees.
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Can I apply on the Web?

Yes! You can find the Graduate School Application Form online at graduateschool.uwm.edu

Where are the instructions for applying to the M.S. Program?

Click on the how to apply link that can be found above. Please note that certain materials must be received by the Graduate School, while others are sent directly to the Department of Educational Psychology.

What are your application deadlines?

All application deadlines can be found on the front page of our website.

Are letters of recommendation required?

No, letters of recommendation are not required for the M.S. program.

What would I write in my statement of purpose?

The statement should outline your academic and professional background, declaration of Area of Concentration (Learning and Development), as well as specific research interests and/or goals for the M.S. program. This statement should be submitted to both the Graduate School and the Department of Educational Psychology (see Application Process for more information) and must be complete and thorough as it provides information that is central to the admission decision. The same statement can be used for both the Graduate School's "Reasons for Graduate Study" statement and the one you send to the department.
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I have applied for graduate study and would like to know the status of my application. Whom do I contact?

Please watch your mailbox for information on monitoring your application status online.
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Does the program emphasize theory or practice?

The program focuses on research skills as they apply to education and training, throughout the lifespan and in a broad range of settings.
Your Answer:
What kind of financial aid do you have available?

UWM offers numerous types of aid, including fellowships and scholarships. Please click here to receive more information about financial aid or refer to the Financial Assistance link on the Educational Psychology homepage.

How much does it cost to attend UWM?

Click here to find information about tuition and fees.
Your Answer:
Can I apply on the Web?

Yes! You can find the Graduate School Application Form online at graduateschool.uwm.edu

Where are the instructions for applying to the Ph.D. Program?

Click on the how to apply link that can be found above. Please note that certain materials must be received by the Graduate School, while others are sent directly to the Department of Educational Psychology. Applicants to the Ph. D. program must have a Masters degree.

What are your application deadlines?

All application deadlines can be found on the front page of our website.

What should my letters of recommendation say?

The letters should speak to your abilities as a student and researcher, your overall goals, why you would be a good fit for the Learning and Development Ph.D., and how you might contribute to the area. Letters of recommendation are required for the Ph. D. program.

What should I write in my statement of purpose?

The statement should outline your academic and professional background, declaration of Area of Concentration (Learning and Development), as well as specific research interests and goals for the Ph.D. program. This statement should be submitted to both the Graduate School and the Department of Educational Psychology (see Application Process for more information) and must be complete and thorough as it provides information that is central to the admission decision. The same statement can be used for both the Graduate School's "Reasons for Graduate Study" statement and the one you send to the department.
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I have applied for graduate study and would like to know the status of my application. Who should I contact?

Please watch your mailbox for information on monitoring your application status online


Susie Lamborn

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Educational Psychology


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slamborn@uwm.edu

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