Master of Management and Science Course Description 

The Master of Management and Science program is designed to provide advance knowledge, skills and practical assimilation of the knowledge needed to be successful managers and leaders in the business and Science Communities. The research skills and knowledge acquired through the program allow students to be prepared for the challenges and competition associated with the business and science industries. The research work and practice acquired by the students prepared them to be well grounded and rounded for their profession and to get up to date knowledge of these industries. 

Educational Psychology and Management - Select 7 Core courses below and 5 required courses from the management program 36 Credits

EPL 7000 Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice (3)

The curriculum covers direct and indirect experiences in the ways schools function, roles and responsibilities of teachers, and student behavior. The program covers readings, discussions, naturalistic observations, and "virtual" children to understand the different ways children develop - physically, cognitively, social-emotionally, in language and literacy, and in approaches to learning. The study program also encompasses study of factors involved in designing and implementing effective instructional environments.

EPL 7010 Group Dynamics (3)

This course involves the study of human beings in relationship to other persons, singularly and in groups. This course focuses on the communication behavior of individuals within group structures. The course explores in theory and through in class exercises the real life application of various aspects of group dynamics including (but not limited to) leadership, motivation, perception, power, and decision making. The program also explores the stages of group development, decision-making techniques, group problems and problem solving, resolution skills, norms, structures, leadership, authority, membership, ethics, cultural sensitivity

EPL 7020 Motivation and Learning (3)

The course emphasizes on the laboratory-based science of psychology, all students will be exposed to laboratory-based research, either through participation in research studies conducted by psychology faculty, or by writing additional research summaries. This course covers learning and motivation as an empirical, theoretical, and applied science in psychology and neuroscience. The ultimate goal of the field is to make students knowledgeable of the phenomena and theories in the field.

EPL 7030 Advanced Educational Psychology (3)

The course takes a look at teaching and learning and how, with the support of theory and research, we can improve that process. The basic premise underlying this course is that educational psychology is primarily concerned with the nature, conditions, outcomes, and evaluation of classroom learning. This course has been designed to provide educators with the most up-to-date information concerning the teaching-learning process and provide an opportunity for students to incrementally develop an educational theory and practice based on solid research and theoretical concepts.

EPL 7040 Public Policy (3)

This course examines approaches to the study of public policy rather than the content of public policy. The aim of this course is to provide policy researchers with a set of conceptual frameworks for analyzing the political environment of public policy and policy research, and to practice forming effective strategies for policy analysis, program evaluation, policy design, and advocacy. This course helps students understand the dynamics of the political environment, and develop strategies to engage with it. 

EPL 7050 Educational Measurement (3)

This course is designed to facilitate students acquiring the fundamental concepts, principles, theories, and techniques of educational measurement and classroom assessment. The main purpose of the course is to develop in students a conceptual understanding of, and the skills necessary for, conducting effective measurement and evaluation in educational settings. Students will acquire competence in the planning and development of inform al classroom assessments and the evaluation of standardized tests.

EPL 7060 Organizational Psychology and Leadership (3)

The main objective of this course is to provide insight into the field of Organizational Psychology the study of human behavior in groups and organizations. Topics will cover the history of industrial psychology, psychological assessments, personal decisions, organizational change and work stress related issues. The course will examine the ways in which organizational psychology has been studied in the social sciences, focusing upon empirical research across various Psychology disciplines. 

EPL 7070 Educational Psychology: Reflective and Strategic Teacher (3)

The program will help you gain an understanding of the psychological foundations of education, instruction, psychological research, and stages of development. The students will develop an understanding of classroom methods that balance engaged learning with preparation for state-mandated testing measurements. The students will also learn to communicate psychological concepts and information effectively within the professional community and to the public, using the professional standards of the discipline.