M.A./M.S. On Campus

Psychology - Developmental Psychology

Illinois State University

24 months
838 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
838 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
404 USD/credit 7272 USD/year
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The Psychology - Developmental Psychology graduate sequence at Illinois State University focuses on the scientific study of stability and change in biological, cognitive, emotional, and social functioning across the life span.


This focus on Psychology - Developmental Psychology development at Illinois State University is a distinctly ecological and interdisciplinary approach. 

Learning outcomes

The curriculum offers in-depth exposure to developmental theories, methodologies, and applications. Students may choose a pre-doctoral focus designed to prepare them for advanced graduate study and academic careers or an applied focus for careers in a diverse array of community settings that provide human services.

The master's degree can be completed with two years of full-time enrollment on campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory In Research Methods For Psychology: Developmental
  • Professional Seminar In Developmental Psychology
  • Statistics: Data Analysis And Methodology
  • Seminar In Developmental Psychology
  • Seminar In Adolescent Development
  • Professional Practice In School Psychology
  • Learning And Cognition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university prior to fall admission
  • Send official transcripts from each college or university, other than Illinois State, where graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned.
  • Have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA for 9 hours of graduate coursework.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 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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