Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Learning, Cognition, and Development
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

The program is intended for students wishing to study the psychology of human learning, cognition, and development as it applies to education. It serves as an enriching theoretical background for the educational professional and/or as a foundation for further study at the doctoral level (including the Rutgers Univ. EdD program). The study of how human beings learn, think, and grow forms the academic core of a variety of educational careers.

School type Public
Grad programs NCATE accredited No
Grad programs TEAC accredited No
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Advanced degree programs offered
Education Specialist N/A
Ph.D. N/A
Ed.D. N/A
Online master's in education degree programs 1
Concentrations offered
Educational Psychology
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track N/A
Research/Policy track N/A

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 10

Faculty

Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 5 full-time; 6 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 50% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 5
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 8 full-time; 2 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 12
Maximum class size 20

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad N/A
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus students Encouraged but not mandatory
Students enroll as online students Yes, but can take classes on campus without notification
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus All
Same curricula for online and campus students All

Retention

One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates

Graduation

Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 1.5 years
Program target time to graduate 2 years
Required time to earn degree 5 years

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