Master of Science (MS) Degree in Psychological Science


The Master of Science (MS) Degree in Psychological Science prepares students for doctoral programs in psychology or closely related fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. This program provides:

  • intensive student-initiated research experience in a variety of areas of psychological science
  • statistical and methodological training required to examine basic or applied topics in psychological science
  • background in psychological history and theory across subdisciplines of psychological science.

In short, the Psychological Science MS degree focuses both on the theoretical and hands-on aspects of psychological science. In addition to the satisfaction of completing an advanced degree, many graduates of this program will pursue training at the doctoral level while others will be prepared to work in a wide variety of occupations in which an advanced understanding of psychological theory, research methodology, and/or research experience is of value. If you are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology and/or are interested in learning the psychological theory and science behind our understanding of human behavior, this MS degree is for you!

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We admit students annually for the Fall semester of each year. Review of applications will begin February 1st. Applications submitted after this date will be considered on a rolling basis.