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          EU’s online M.Ed. in Educational Psychology among top 25 nationally



          December 08, 2017

          EU’s online M.Ed. in Educational Psychology among top 25 nationally

          Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s graduate-level educational psychology program is among the top 25 nationally, according to TheBestCollege’s.org.

          The online resource and ranking system that researches institutions with accredited programs, awarded EU’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology the No. 21 spot among the Top 25 Online Master’s in Psychology Programs for 2018. The rankings were determined based on admissions selectivity, student loan default rates, retention and graduation rates and the percentage of students enrolled online.

          Edinboro University is one of only two universities in Pennsylvania to be recognized. The list also included top national institutions such as Harvard University, University of Georgia and Penn State University.

           “We are pleased that TheBestColleges.org recognizes Edinboro University’s academic excellence and is helping us to share that accomplishment beyond our campus,” said Dr. Erinn Lake, executive director of EU’s School of Graduate Studies and Research. “We are committed to continuous improvement in terms of student success and academic excellence, and we are not surprised by the company we keep in the rankings.”

          EU’s 30-credit M.Ed. in Educational Psychology provides students with a broad theoretical and practical background in all areas of education and psychology. Designed to be completed in two years of part-time study, the program is offered entirely online through multiple methods of instruction and assessment.

          “Online learning provides our students with a convenient medium to access dynamic and meaningful instruction from some of the best faculty in the nation,” said Dr. Edward Snyder, head of the Educational Psychology program at EU. “Though courses are taught online, students have direct access to faculty via the latest online video platforms.”

          The accolade is the latest of several national recognitions that Edinboro University has received for academic excellence and value.

          • EU’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology earned the No. 29 spot on College Choice’s Top 35 Best Online Master’s in Psychology Degrees for 2017.
          • Recognized for its theoretical and practical application, Best Counseling Degrees featured EU’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology program as No. 6 in the nation in its 2017 Top 10 Accredited Online School Counseling Master’s Degrees Ranked By Affordability.
          • Edinboro’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology also earned top marks (No. 6) in Online U’s 2016 Most Affordable Online Psychology Degrees ranking.
          • The Online Master of Education in Educational Psychology is ranked No. 12 in the country in Nonprofit Colleges Online’s 2018 Students Before Profits Award rankings.

          Additionally, EU’s online graduate education programs earned a top-tier ranking from U.S. News & World Report for 2017 based on faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, student engagement and admissions selectivity.

          “Edinboro University is proudly celebrating 160 years of academic excellence and student success,” Dr. Lake said. “We are committed to our graduate students and their bright futures.”

          A leading provider of on-campus and online higher education, Edinboro University presently offers seven online master’s degree programs in education: Master of Art in Art Education, Master of Education in Early Childhood Education, Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Master of Education in Educational Psychology, Master of Education in Middle & Secondary Instruction, Master of Education in Reading, and Master of Education in Special Education.

          For more information on Edinboro University’s affordable online graduate programs, visit gradschool.edinboro.edu, email gradstudies@edinboro.edu or call the School of Graduate Studies and Research at (814) 732-2856.