12 months
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
543 USD/credit 16290 USD/year
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The Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology concentrations from George Mason University is concerned with enhancing developmental processes and preventing developmental disorders in individuals and families across the life span.

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It provides basic knowledge about normal development, skills for assessing developmental level, and techniques for planning and evaluating programs that foster optimal development. 

Key Features 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Personality: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches  
  • Social Bases of Behavior  
  • Emotional Bases of Behavior
  • Biological Bases of Human Behavior   
  • Cognitive Bases of Behavior
  • Cognitive and Perceptual Development  
  • Language Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH

30 - 32


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application.

  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree submitted using the application portal from all universities attended.

  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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