UW-Madison Department of Educational Psychology - Application Materials

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Main Office

Educational Psychology
School of Education
859 Education Sciences
1025 W. Johnson Street
MadisonWI  53706-1796

Tel: 608/262-3432
Fax: 608/262-0843

Email: edpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

How to Apply

Go to the Graduate School Electronic Application page here.

On that page, you will create an online account to complete your application. Through this application portal, you will be able to complete your application as well as check on the status of your application while it’s in process (through the Online Admission Status Information System - OASIS).

Create a PDF document, which includes the following information.  Upload this single document to the “Statement of Purpose” section. It must include:

  1. Your statement of purpose
  2. Your CV or Resume
  3. Your undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts.For international students, the English translation is the only document necessary.

Provide a name and email address for those writing letters of reference on your behalf.  The Graduate School will contact them with instructions for submitting their recommendations online.

DO NOT send the Graduate School any paper documents (transcripts, letters, etc.).

Information for those applying to the Master of Science for Professional Educators (for in-service teachers):

For applicants interested in the Master of Science for Professional Educators (MSPE) program, follow the application instructions on the MSPE website here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about how to apply can be found here.

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