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Psychology - Human Factors Specialization

University of South Dakota

M.A.
24 months
Duration
627 USD/credit
627 USD/credit
326 USD/credit
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About

The M.A. in Psychology is not offered as a terminal degree. It is earned in the process of completing the Ph.D. degree requirements in the Clinical and Human Factors Specializations.

Overview

The Department of Psychology offers the state’s most complete and fully implemented Psychology program with degrees through the Doctoral level. In 1961, the Department of Psychology began training students at the Master’s level. Soon to follow, in 1964, the Department of Psychology was authorized to offer the Ph.D. degree. The specialty areas within the Department’s graduate programs are Clinical Psychology and Human Factors Psychology. The Clinical Disaster Psychology Specialty within the Clinical Psychology Program and the Graduate Certificate Program in Disaster Mental Health were both approved in January of 1999. Also in 1999, the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) named USD’s Psychology Department the Department of the Year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: Physiological Psychology
  • Seminar: Developmental Psychology
  • Seminar: Social Psychology
  • Seminar In Personality Theories
  • Research Design And Statistics
  • Seminar: Advanced History & Systems Of Psychology
  • Seminar: Science And Practice
  • Vertical Clinical Team
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Psychological Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate Application
  • Apply Online
  • $35 application fee
  • Official transcript(s) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and official transcripts of all academic work at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required for all students
  • Course in History & Systems of Psychology with a grade of B- or better
  • Foundational knowledge in Affective, Biological/Physiological, Cognitive, Developmental, and Social aspects of behavior is required (Clinical Psychology specialization only) through either a.) course grades of B- or better OR the GRE Psychology Subject test (70th percentile or higher)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    326 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 326 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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