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The Master of Arts in Applied Learning and Instruction program is designed for students from diverse academic majors who have an interest in the application of psychological theories and research to improving learning, instruction, and training in a variety of instructional contexts.
Graduates of the program will be prepared for a wide range of professional education, government, and industry positions, and for conducting activities such as instruction, training, evaluation, and consulting.
Students are able to tailor the program to meet their particular needs and interests by choosing among a large variety of courses for their concentration, including courses in teaching, instructional design, program evaluation, and psychological foundations. Courses are available in mixed mode (M) or fully online (W). The degree can be completed in the fully online mode.
Specialization and core courses are offered in the areas of the psychology of teaching and learning, motivation, human development, measurement, and research methodology. Both a thesis and a non-thesis option are available. All students will be required to complete a comprehensive examination before completing the program.
Applications are accepted only for Fall admission. There are no Spring orÂ Summer applicants accepted.
Please note: Applied Learning and Instruction (MA) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.
International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit http://global.ucf.edu/. If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at 407-823-2337.
UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.
Tuition and Fees
UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.
$369.65 per credit hour
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