Psychological Science

California State University San Bernardino

24 months
14726 USD/year
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The Psychological Science program at California State University San Bernardino is a 33-4-semester unit program designed to provide a broad background in psychology suitable for employment requiring a Master of Arts degree.


The Psychological Science program from California State University San Bernardino is especially designed to improve the candidacy of students who wish to enter doctoral programs in any academic area of psychology. In the past 10 years, over two-thirds of students awarded an M.A. degree from the Psychological Science program were subsequently admitted to doctoral programs in the United States and Canada. 

We pride ourselves on being a program that emphasizes individual educational mentoring. Between 10 and 15 students are enrolled each year.  All Psychological Science M.A. students conduct original research as a thesis project. Research productivity of Psychological Science students and faculty ranks favorably when compared to other M.A. programs across the country. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Spousal/Partner Abuse
  • Community and Public Mental Health
  • Community Disaster, Trauma and Resilience
  • Professional Ethics and Law
  • Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Substance Abuse: Detection, Assessment and Treatment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




76 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $70 Application fee (starting Fall 2020)
  • Prior college transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • GRE score (at least 50th percentile on GRE advanced test in psychology)
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14726 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Psychological Science
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