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Psychology - Clinical Research Methods, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Manhattan, NY, United States
The competition for a spot in a top doctoral program or a research job in clinical psychology is fierce. That’s why Fordham has developed a unique M.S. degree program in clinical research methods to give you the competitive edge.
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Overview

Whether your goal is to earn a Ph.D. or to pursue a nondoctoral research position, our two-year program will provide you with an intensive research experience and a deep understanding of the core elements of graduate-level psychology.

This is a highly selective program that accepts only a handful of strong applicants every year. However, an extensive background in psychology or prior research experience is not a prerequisite.

Program Highlights
  • Emphasis on research methodology, psychopathology, psychological statistics, and research ethics.
  • Opportunity to conduct research with a Fordham faculty member or with one of our prestigious partner institutions, including Mount Sinai Medical Center, Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Ability to tailor your course of study to your interests under the guidance of a faculty mentor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Psychopathology
  • Research Practicum
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Research Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    7

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    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Application Review

  • Admission application is considered complete and ready for review only when it consists of your submitted online application and all required supplemental materials.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Provide all recommenders with at least one month’s advance notice to submit their recommendations. To facilitate this process, enter each recommender’s name and email address into the application as soon as you begin filling it out. They will be notified electronically of your request before you submit your application.

GRE Exams

  • GRE exams should be taken at least one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely receipt of scores by GSAS Admissions. Our GRE school code is 2259.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    1486 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1486 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1486 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1486 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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