Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology

California Coast University

Program Description

Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology

California Coast University

Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology

The Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Psychology is a self-paced learning program, which may be completed off campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms, allowing students to begin their degree programs at any time during the year.

The Educational Doctorate Degree in Educational Psychology is comprised of 62 semester units of credit. Candidates must satisfy 3 Qualifying Courses (12 semester units), 5 Core Courses (18 semester units) and 4 Specialization Courses (16 semester units). Candidates must also complete 14 semester units for a Proposal, Dissertation and Oral Defense. Prior to the Dissertation, students must successfully complete a Comprehensive Examination (2 semester units).

Online Library Resources

Doctoral candidates will have 24 hour complimentary access to online library resources. The Library and Information Resources Network, Inc. (LIRN) provides students with access to multiple research databases. These resources will be essential to students at the Dissertation stage and will also provide information to reference throughout their program.

Prerequisites to Admission

An applicant must have earned a Master’s Degree in Education; or, a Master’s Degree in another field may be accepted if the Admissions Committee evaluation indicates the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program. The applicant must then complete the following 5 prerequisite courses: EDU 510 Models of Teaching, EDU 532 School and Community Relations, EDU 545 Leadership and Technology, EDU 546 Public Policy and EDU 547 Legal Aspects of Education.



Qualifying Courses


Courses required are listed below.

  • EDU 602 Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • EDU 610 Learning Theory
  • EDU 614 History of Education
  • EDU 615 Qualifying Examination

Core Courses


Courses required are listed below.


  • EDU 618 Analysis of Current Issues in Education
  • EDU 621 Organizational Behavior and Adaptive Leadership
  • EDU 591 Public Policy
  • EDU 592 Legal Aspects of Education
  • EDU 652 Educational Research

Specialization Courses

Courses required are listed below.

  • EDU 624 Group Dynamics
  • EDU 640 Motivation and Learning
  • EDU 646 Educational Measurement
  • EDU 649 Advanced Educational Psychology

Comprehensive Examination


  • EDU 689 Comprehensive Examination

Research and Dissertation Phase

  • GRM 712 Proposal
  • GRM 715 Dissertation and Oral Defense

Tuition


Doctoral Tuition: $290.00 per unit

Military Tuition at California Coast University is based on a cost per unit of credit. Textbooks are not included in tuition fees, but are available from the University's Rental Library at a nominal cost.

Tuition Rates

Active-duty service members, Veterans, spouses, and children enjoy special tuition discounts of 10%.

CCU Graduates:

Students who have previously received a degree from CCU will receive a 10% tuition discount.

Students are not permitted to enroll in a single course at this time.

* Students outside the contiguous U.S. (includes AK, AS, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, and U.S. VI) may only receive coursework and grades electronically.

Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A:

A student will make a payment of $500.00 toward the total tuition for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $100.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance, however late fees will be assessed on all past due balances.

Plan B:

A student will make a payment of $300.00 toward the total tuition for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $125.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance, however late fees will be assessed on all past due balances.

Plan C:

A student will make a payment for the full tuition amount for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance.

Additional Financial Resources

Tuition Assistance


CCU
is in the DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) Catalog of Nationally Accredited Distance Learning Programs (NADLP). CCU is approved to allow the payment of educational assistance benefits to active military members through DANTES.

Veterans Affairs


CCU
's degree programs are approved to allow the payment of educational assistance benefits to veterans and other eligible persons under the programs administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

How do I apply?

To initiate the application process, the Admissions Department will need the following items:

  • A completed application.
  • A detailed resume that reflects your previous occupational experience.
  • Official Transcripts: Request official transcripts for all college level work completed since graduating high school, including any credits completed by examination (CLEP, DSST, AP, etc.). You may submit unofficial copies for evaluation purposes. Official copies must be received directly from the issuing College, University or program prior to official enrollment. To expedite the delivery of your official transcripts to CCU, you should go directly to the website of the college/university and fill out their transcript request form. If you have earned less than 12 college-level semester credits at an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution then you must provide an official transcript of high school completion.
  • Undergraduate applicants may complete a Request for Elective Credit Based on Specialized Training form and attach copies of certified training for consideration.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
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