12 months
2432 USD/credit 92416 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 61864 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 61864 USD/year
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The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette provides foundational training in the science of psychology and prepares you for entry into doctoral programs in a variety of disciplines like clinical, developmental, social, and cognitive psychology.


Through our master’s program, we strive to promote the study of psychology as a science, as a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

Our Psychology coursework from University of Louisiana at Lafayette will provide an advanced education in psychological science and will help you become a competitive candidate for doctoral-level training programs in both applied psychology—clinical or counseling, for example—and experimental psychology, including cognitive and developmental psychology. 

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of our Master’s program have gotten jobs in teaching, corrections, and case management.
  • However, most students go on to doctoral-level study. Graduates have gotten into PhD programs in Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, and Sports Psychology, to name just a few paths students have taken. About 9/10 of our graduates who apply for doctoral programs successfully enroll.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical and Professional Standards in Psychology
  • Conceptual and Philosophical Issues in Psychology
  • Quantitative Models in Psychology
  • Advanced Psychological Research Design
  • Directed Research in Psychology
  • Thesis Research and Thesis
  • Principles of Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Attention, Learning, and Memory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
148 (verbal)
147 (quantitative)

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    92416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    61864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    61864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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