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Faculty

 

Our faculty members are committed to inquiry and shared discovery, best professional practices, active participation in professional and scholarly organizations, the effective use of technology, and the value of intellectual and human diversity.

 

They are committed to your success and are your partners throughout the online course process. Your professors will be available to you through:

  • Facilitating discussion threads
  • Organizing and participating in student chats
  • Continually monitoring and encouraging student activity and progress
  • Engaging students with questions about coursework via e-mail

Master of Science in Information Science:

Courses

MS Majoring in Information Science

Students enrolled in the MS-LS must complete the following required coursework:

Discovery Park

Required Courses (9 hours)

INFO 5000 (3 hours) Information and Knowledge Professions
INFO 5200 (3 hours) Information Organization
INFO 5600 (3 hours) Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry
 

Guided Electives (6 hours)
Completion of at least two of the following major prescribed courses with the guidance of their academic advisor:

INFO 5305 (3 hours) System Analysis and Design
INFO 5306 (3 hours) Project Management for Information Systems
INFO 5707 (3 hours) Data Modeling for Information Professionals
INFO 5814 (3 hours) Web Content Development and Maintenance
Computer Programming Course or Equivalent

Completion of at least four courses (12 hours) from the following program of study with the guidance of their academic advisor:

  • Digital Image Management
  • Health Informatics Specialist
  • Information Organization
  • Information Systems
  • General Program of Study

General Electives (9 hours)
Additional three elective courses selected from the catalog or transferred from other programs with the approval of their academic advisor.

School Library Certification students should see the respective program pages for specific requirements, as they are different than those of other students.

Further information concerning these requirements may be obtained through the department.

How to Apply

 

If you have submitted a complete application and have not been contacted, please contact the Department's Main Office at (940) 565-2445.

Step 1. Apply to the University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School:

Students at Matthews Hall

  1. Apply to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School.
    • You need to complete the Graduate School minimum qualifications before you will be considered for admission to the Department of Library and Information Sciences.
    • International students should use the International Student application.
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  3. The Toulouse Graduate School will review transcripts to verify minimum GPA requirements of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of a bachelor's degree, a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA, or a 3.5 GPA on a completed master's degree. Applications that do not meet these requirements will be reviewed on an individual basis.

    If your overall Bachelor's GPA is below a 3.0 or if your overall Master's GPA is below a 3.5, then you must submit official scores on one of the following entrance exams:

  4. Application fee ($75.00).

  5. If you are applying for school library certification along with applying for the Master's degree program, be sure to apply as Teacher Certification/School Librarianship. Contact ci-advising@unt.edu or 940/565-2445 if you have any questions.

Send the items above to:

Toulouse Graduate School
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #305459 (USPS)
1147 Union Circle, ESSC #354 (UPS/FedEx)
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Phone: (940) 565-2383

Step 2. Apply to the College of Information Department of Library & Information Sciences:

  1. Complete the Department’s Application for Admission. In order to ensure an expedient admission process, you should complete Step 1a above and the department's Step 2a and 2b concurrently. The College of Information uses rolling admissions at the master’s level, so applications to the Master of Science in Information Science or Library Science are accepted at any time.

    • Students seeking any School Library Certification, Graduate Academic Certification, or Certificate of Advanced Studies will also need to complete the Department’s Application.

  2. In order to complete the Application you will need:
    • A statement stating your purpose and goals in applying to our program. In your statement, include the nature of your interest, how you became interested in the field, your short– and long–term goals, the strengths that you would bring to the information profession, and how our program will help meet your career and educational objectives.
    • A resume of both your academic and professional careers.
    • Collecting the information above will help you quickly complete the Application.
  3. You must have two (2) letters of recommendation submitted for you. Letters should be from former professors, or others who can evaluate your academic qualification, or from job supervisors who can assess your potential for success as an information professional. The letters of recommendation can be submitted in letter form or submitted using the recommendation form listed below.
    • Please print and fill out the top portion of the recommendation forms and give them to your recommenders, along with a pre–addressed stamped envelopes to the Department of Library and Information Sciences.
    • Recommendation Form (pdf)

Submit the recommendation letters to:

University of North Texas
College of Information
Department of Library and Information Sciences
Attn: Admissions and Advising
3940 N. Elm St., Suite C232
Denton, TX 76203

or fax to:
940/565-3101

or email as attachments to:
ci-admissions@unt.edu

Step 3. How will my Application be processed:

When all of the items from Step 1 and Step 2 above have been received, your application will be considered complete and a decision regarding your admission to our program for the following semester, or the semester you have requested, will be made.

  1. You will be contacted regarding your plans to enroll in the next available core course(s).

  2. You will be added on to our email listserv through which you will receive regular information about your cohort and Web Institute.

  3. Being added to the email listserv means that we are holding a place for you in the Web Institute, but you still need to register for the course and pay your fees.

  4. Those who have been added to the email listserv will have first priority when registering for classes. Other students will be allowed to register as space permits or will be put on a waiting list.

  5. If your application is not complete, you will be notified in a letter of any outstanding items missing from your application.

  6. Once you have been accepted to the program, you will receive a letter that includes an assignment to an advisor based on your intended Program of Study.

  7. In order to register, you will need to fill out an online advising form and send it to your advisor.

  8. All new students (except School Librarianship Program of Study) begin the Master’s Program with the following courses: INFO 5000 – Information and Knowledge Professions, this course may be taken with either/or INFO 5600 – Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry and/or INFO 5200 – Information Organization. See the course descriptions in the Official UNT Graduate Catalog for more information. Core courses: INFO 5000, INFO 5600, and INFO 5200 are offered in a Web Institute format (2 meeting days for each core course with the balance online for the remainder of the semester), or in a traditional classroom setting depending on the semester and the venue.

  9. Admission into the Web Institutes are limited and completed applications will be considered on a first–come, first–served basis. It is recommended that prospective students apply for admission to the Web Institutes at least 4 - 6 months prior to the beginning of your proposed first semester, though we will endeavor to admit all students up to the start of the Web Institutes.

  10. All registration at UNT is done via the Internet by logging in to myUNT, UNT's online portal. Through this portal, you can register for classes, view your schedule or tuition bill, and make fee payments. Also, check the Registration and Schedule of Classes located at the UNT Registrar.

  11. You should verify that your computer hardware and software is up–to–date.

Contact Us

 

We’re here to help you every step of the way. You can speak to the Coordinator of Graduate Admissions, Laura.Coleman at (940) 565-3486 or email Laura.Coleman@unt.edu with questions about the Master of Science in Educational Psychology - Online Concentration in Gifted & Talented (GT) or to find out the status of your application.

 

For questions about the Toulouse Graduate School application process, call 940-565-2383 or email graduateschool@unt.edu

College of Education
Department of Educational Psychology

Phone: 940-565-3486
Fax: 940-565-2185
Email Laura.Coleman@unt.edu

Mailing address:
University of North Texas
Department of Educational Psychology
1155 Union Circle #311335
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Laura Coleman
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Cost

 

Tuition and Fees

 

Getting your Master of Science (MS) in Educational Psychology - Online Concentration in Gifted and Talented Education (GT) is not only convenient, it’s affordable:

Cost of (3) Graduate Hours for Program*
ONLINE STUDENT  (Texas Resident)

$1,073.85
Graduate Tuition 
Through Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (Living outside of Texas)

$1,515.48
Out of State Teaching Fee (in lieu of tuition)
T
hrough Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (within Texas but not a Texas Resident) 
$2,297.85
Graduate Tuition

Through Summer 2017

*The amounts above do not include certain mandatory fees charged to students who are simultaneously taking
courses on-campus nor do they include any college-level course fees.  These costs are an estimate and the
actual cost may vary based on the individual circumstances of the student (e.g., waivers or exemptions).

Financial Aid

UNT offers a variety of options to help you finance your education, including financial aid, grants, and student loans. Visit financialaid.unt.edu to find out more about the application and award process.

UNT has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys© for 19 consecutive years and offers the quality of a private university at an affordable cost.

Applying for financial aid

  1. Apply for financial aid online at fafsa.gov. The application is required for all types of financial aid, including Pell and other federal grants, state grants and loans. The FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA are available each Jan. 1.
  2. You must enroll in 6 hours (over one or two online sessions) in order to be eligible for financial aid.
  3. Financial aid awards will be disbursed 10 days prior to the first day of class. Awards will not disburse if you are enrolled in only 3 credit hours.
  4. Contact Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 940-565-2302 or by e-mail Financial Aid directly, please click on "Ask a question" through AskUNT for information regarding financial aid for the online program.

Financial Aid

  • $320 million awarded annually
  • 72% of UNT students receive aid

Learn more about financial aid at financialaid.unt.edu.

Grants

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • No repayment required
  • Many federal, state and institutional grants are available at UNT

Learn more about grants at financialaid.unt.edu/grants.

Loans

  • Available at low-interest rates to students
  • Repayment required

Learn more about loans at financialaid.unt.edu/loans.

Faculty

 

Our faculty members are committed to inquiry and shared discovery, best professional practices, active participation in professional and scholarly organizations, the effective use of technology, and the value of intellectual and human diversity. 

 

They are committed to your success and are your partners throughout the online course process. Your professors will be available to you through:

  • Facilitating discussion threads
  • Organizing and participating in student chats
  • Continually monitoring and encouraging student activity and progress
  • Engaging students with questions about coursework via e-mail

Online Master of Science in Educational Psychology - Concentration in Gifted and Talented Faculty:

Courses

 

The "Executive Summer-to-Summer" program consists of 33 hours, all of which are available online.  Courses begin in May (other start dates are also possible) and include rotations of consecutive 3-week, 5-week, and 8-week courses.  The flexibility of this program makes it ideal for the classroom teacher.  The gifted and talented certificate may be earned concurrently with the master's degree in Educational Psychology or as a certificate-only option if the candidate already has a master's degree. 

 

Student

NOTE: Background courses may be required if your undergraduate degree did not prepare you for current master level courses. Background courses are assessed on an as-needed basis after evaluation of undergraduate transcripts.

Courses Included (27 hours + 6 hours of electives = 33 total hours)

EPSY 5105 (3 hours) Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented Student
EPSY 5110 (3 hours) Social and Emotional Components of Giftedness
EPSY 5120 (3 hours) Program Planning for the Education of G&T Students
EPSY 5123 (3 hours) Human Development Across the Lifespan
EPSY 5130 (3 hours) Methods and Curriculum for Teaching Gifted and Talented Students
EPSY 5210 (3 hours) Educational Statistics
EPSY 5000 (3 hours) Introduction to Educational Psychology
EPSY 5050 (3 hours) Foundations of Educational Research Methodology
EPSY 5990 (3 hours) Supervised Research or Program Evaluation
 

SCHEDULE

Maymester (3-week session) (3 total hours)
EPSY 5000 (3 hours) Introduction to Educational Psychology

1st Summer (5-week sessions) (9 total hours)
EPSY 5050 (3 hours) Foundations of Educational Research Methodology
EPSY (3 hours) Elective
EPSY 5210 (3 hours) Educational Statistics

Fall (8-week sessions) (9 total hours)
EPSY 5105 (3 hours) Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented Student
EPSY 5120 (3 hours) Program Planning for the Education of G&T Students
EPSY 5123 (3 hours) Human Development Across the Lifespan

Spring (8-week sessions) (6 total hours)
EPSY 5110 (3 hours) Social and Emotional Components of Giftedness
EPSY 5130 (3 hours) Methods and Curriculum for Teaching Gifted and Talented Students

2nd Summer (6 total hours)
EPSY (3 hours) Elective
EPSY 5990 (3 hours) Supervised Research or Program Evaluation

 

In order to qualify, students must (1) fulfill all university and departmental admissions procedures, and (2) maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 during each semester.

Contact Us

 

We’re here to help you every step of the way. You can contact either  the Program Advisor, Dr. Darrell M. Hull at Darrell.Hull@unt.edu (940) 369-8565 or Coordinator of Graduate Admissions, Laura.Coleman at (940) 565-3486 or email Laura.Coleman@unt.edu with questions about the Master of Science in Educational Psychology - Online Concentration in Research & Evaluation or to find out the status of your application.

 

For questions about the Toulouse Graduate School application process, call 940-565-2383 or email graduateschool@unt.edu

College of Education
Department of Educational Psychology

Phone: 940-565-3486
Fax: 940-565-2185
Email Laura.Coleman@unt.edu
Program Advisor, Dr. Darrell M. Hull at Darrell.Hull@unt.edu (940) 369-8565

Mailing address:
University of North Texas
Department of Educational Psychology
1155 Union Circle #311335
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Dr. Darrell M. Hull
Program Advisor
Darrell.Hull@unt.edu 
(940) 369-8565

Laura Coleman
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Cost

 

Tuition and Fees

 

Getting your Master of Science (MS) in Educational Psychology - Online Concentration in Research & Evaluation (R&E) is not only convenient, it’s

 affordable:

Cost of (3) Graduate Hours for Program*
ONLINE STUDENT  (Texas Resident)

$1,073.85
Graduate Tuition 
Through Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (Living outside of Texas)

$1,515.48
Out of State Teaching Fee (in lieu of tuition)
T
hrough Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (within Texas but not a Texas Resident) 
$2,297.85
Graduate Tuition

Through Summer 2017

*The amounts above do not include certain mandatory fees charged to students who are simultaneously taking
courses on-campus nor do they include any college-level course fees.  These costs are an estimate and the
actual cost may vary based on the individual circumstances of the student (e.g., waivers or exemptions).

 

Financial Aid

UNT offers a variety of options to help you finance your education, including financial aid, grants, and student loans. Visit financialaid.unt.edu to find out more about the application and award process.

UNT has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys© for 19 consecutive years and offers the quality of a private university at an affordable cost.

Applying for financial aid

  1. Apply for financial aid online at fafsa.gov. The application is required for all types of financial aid, including Pell and other federal grants, state grants and loans. The FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA are available each Jan. 1.
  2. You must enroll in 6 hours (over one or two online sessions) in order to be eligible for financial aid.
  3. Financial aid awards will be disbursed 10 days prior to the first day of class. Awards will not disburse if you are enrolled in only 3 credit hours.
  4. Contact Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 940-565-2302 or by e-mail Financial Aid directly, please click on "Ask a question" through AskUNT for information regarding financial aid for the online program.

Financial Aid

  • $320 million awarded annually
  • 72% of UNT students receive aid

Learn more about financial aid at financialaid.unt.edu.

Grants

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • No repayment required
  • Many federal, state and institutional grants are available at UNT

Learn more about grants at financialaid.unt.edu/grants.

Loans

  • Available at low-interest rates to students
  • Repayment required

Learn more about loans at financialaid.unt.edu/loans.

Faculty

 

Our faculty members are committed to inquiry and shared discovery, best professional practices, active participation in professional and scholarly organizations, the effective use of technology, and the value of intellectual and human diversity. 

 

They are committed to your success and are your partners throughout the online course process. Your professors will be available to you through:

  • Facilitating discussion threads
  • Organizing and participating in student chats
  • Continually monitoring and encouraging student activity and progress
  • Engaging students with questions about coursework via e-mail

Master of Science in Educational Psychology - Online Concentration in Research & Evaluation Faculty:

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