Master of Science in Psychological Sciences


The Master of Science in Psychological Sciences degree program provides advanced psychology training to prepare serious student scholars for nationally prominent doctoral programs in clinical and experimental psychology. Students will obtain research experience, take advanced coursework in psychology, and attend professional development workshops.

This research-focused program requires students to work with a research mentor and to be actively involved in at least one research laboratory throughout the two-year training. Students also have the opportunity to gain additional applied experiences through the thriving internship program in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Program Information

School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Program: Psychological Sciences

Catalog page: MS

MS in Psychological Sciences Fact Sheet

MS in Psychological Sciences Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

GPA: Required

Test score required: Yes

GRE math and verbal scores required

Letters of recommendation: 3

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Priority application deadline for the fall semester is February 15. The program will consider applications on a rolling basis until May 1.

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Possible Careers

Researcher, Project Coordinator, Evaluation Specialist, Counselor (with additional training) and Teacher.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.



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