Applied Learning and Instruction M.A.

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The Master of Arts in Applied Learning and Instruction 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 occupations, including positions in education, government, and industry, 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 specialization, including courses in teaching, instructional design and technology, program evaluation, and psychological foundations. 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 or Summer applicants accepted.

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Official catalog information including application deadlines, curriculum requirements and program restrictions can be found in the UCF Graduate Catalog.

Please note: This program may be completed 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 If you have questions, please consult International Affairs and Global Strategies at 407-823-2337.

Refer to State Restrictions for online programs that are currently restricted.

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