Online Master of Education in

Learning, Cognition, & Development

Make your move to further the understanding of psychological development in education and learning.

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Deepen Your Knowledge to Advance Your Career

In this flexible online program, you’ll dive deep into the psychology of human learning and gain a comprehensive understanding of how humans think, learn, and grow. You’ll also learn how to translate empirical data into key insights, providing a foundation of critical thinking and analytical skills that you will carry into your career or further study as a doctoral candidate.

Experience Rutgers Online

Academic Excellence

Nationally ranked research institution

Rutgers Quality. 100% Online.

Same faculty and academic rigor as on-campus programs

Flexible & Convenient for You

Flexibility to balance your education with work and family life

Affordable Tuition

Nationally competitive tuition


Real-world skills that translate to career success

Small Class Sizes

Interactive learning with faculty and peers

What You’ll Learn

In the online Ed.M. in Learning, Cognition, & Development, you’ll explore the effects of developmental psychology on academic achievement and education, starting by establishing a working knowledge of modern theory and research. You’ll then apply those psychological constructs in educational settings and other contexts. You must complete a research project if you plan to pursue education at the doctoral level.

Career Opportunities

The knowledge and skills gained in this program can be applied to a number of careers in the education field. Your increased understanding of human learning will aid you in the advancement of your career and will position you to negotiate for higher salaries. This program is also an established path for those wishing to pursue education at the doctorate level.

Flexible to Fit Your Schedule

The online Master of Education in Learning, Cognition, & Development program is designed for maximum flexibility and convenience. The 100% online format allows you to schedule classes and coursework around your schedule.

Rutgers Graduate School of Education Faculty Advance Excellence and Equity in Education

Committed to Excellence, Wherever You Are

As America’s 8th oldest institution of higher learning, Rutgers University has produced alumni who’ve made their imprint on American history for generations, improving local, regional, national, and global communities in myriad meaningful ways.

We are a nationally-recognized research institution and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education with industry recognized faculty of Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Awards” Fellows, Fulbright Scholars, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Whether educating students on campus in New Jersey or online across the country, we are committed to excellence in education, providing a positive student experience, and producing good citizens of the world.

With every new class, we seek to evolve and continue our storied tradition of excellence and integrity.

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