If you are not yet a student at the College of Education & Human Development but wish to apply for an undergraduate or graduate program, visit your chosen program page to view application deadlines and requirements. To view the programs our department offers, visit our Programs page to see the full list.
Visit these specific instructions on the admissions process for the College of Education & Human Development:
- AMBUCS Scholar Program
- Bilingual Therapies, Inc. Scholarship
- College of Education & Human Development Scholarships
- Margaret A. Staton Scholarship
- Progressus School Therapy Career Vision Scholarships
- ProCare Therapy, Inc. Scholarships
- Select Medical Rehabilitation Services Student Loan Forgiveness Program
- Vergason Scholarship Info
- Federal Work-Study Program
- Bennett A. Brown Scholarship
- JBS Scholarship
Graduate Assistantship Opportunities
Graduate assistantships are available in departments and Colleges across campus including our department. Every assistantship differs according to the funding source; some may be for one semester only, others may be extended beyond one semester. The hours of employment, the amount of tuition paid, and any additional stipend offered varies. You can apply for assistantships any time after you have been admitted to one of our programs. Application information is provided to new students through our welcome ambassador program.
Our department is pleased to offer graduate assistantships for master’s and doctoral level students in Special Education and Educational Psychology. Recipients of research assistantships work closely with our faculty members for up to 20 hours per week, collaborating on research projects that frequently lead to presentations at professional meetings and publications.
In addition to a waiver of tuition, research assistantships provide stipends up to $2,000 for master’s students and from $5,000 to $10,000 for doctoral students per academic semester.
The Department of Learning Sciences is also pleased to provide fellowships to select individuals enrolled full time in the doctoral program. Recipients of the fellowship work closely with their advisor on research projects with opportunities for publications. Opportunities to teach undergraduates are also included in the fellowship.
- In addition to a waiver of tuition, the fellowship recipients receive an annual stipend up to $30,000 per year. View our Competitive Doctoral Fellowships in Educational Psychology and Special Education page.
- Please refer to our faculty profiles with research interests.
- Please refer to our additional fellowship opportunities offered by the College of Education & Human Development.
Meet Amy Salter, a doctoral student in Educational Psychology. In this TEDx Talk she discusses the importance of persisting within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx.
Graduate Instructional Technology Students
GrITS! Our goal is to provide a website that all graduate students within Learning Sciences (LS) can use and help further or advance their education here at Georgia State! Visit GrITS.
Student Council for Exceptional Children
Department of Learning Sciences
Call us at: 404-413-8040 | Email us at: DLSRecruitment@gsu.edu
The Department of Learning Sciences offers information to prospective students on all of the department’s programs and information on the application process and materials. Prospective students may contact the office by phone or email.