Student learning and well-being: Online master’s degree
Master of education in educational, school and counseling psychology with an emphasis in educational psychology and a focus in student learning and well-being (M Ed)
- Program type: Master’s degree
- Academic home: College of Education | Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology
- Delivery mode: 100 percent online
- Credit hours: 33
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
- Estimated program cost: $14,301.21*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Further your professional status
The online master’s degree in student learning and well-being from MU will help you apply learning theory, positive psychology, and social and emotional learning in your classroom. If you are a K–12 teacher and want to advance your career increasing student learning and supporting the positive development of all learners, this may be the degree for you.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester, including summers, and finish in under two years.
Course work covers
- Applying positive psychology to facilitate learning
- Building resiliency and optimism in children and adolescents
- Creating better instructional methods through data-driven decisions
- Developing a deeper understanding of the process of student learning
- Motivating at-risk students
- Increasing learning by understanding and utilizing social emotional learning
Note The focus area name (e.g., student learning and well-being) will not appear on your diploma or transcript.
In-state tuition rates
As a distance learner in a University of Missouri graduate program, you qualify for in-state tuition rates, regardless of where you live.
This program is administered by the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology.