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Psychological Science, M.Sc.

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he Master’s Degree in Psychological Science is a research-intensive program of specialized study designed for individuals in pursuit of advanced-level training in psychology before seeking admission to doctoral programs in psychology or related fields,or entrance into the labor force as applied researchers or community college faculty.


In addition to advanced instruction in research methods and statistical analysis, students will deepen their education in several core content areas of psychological science.

The research facilities recently underwent a complete renovation and modernization, and include many resources:

  • Computer-assisted research labs, including survey administration, subliminal stimuli presentation, reaction time tasks, biofeedback, and eye-tracking abilities.
  • Well-equipped animal behavior research laboratory and housing facility for investigation of behavior, learning and memory.
  • Access to essential research and statistical software including DirectRT, E-Prime, MediaLab, Qualtrics, and SPSS.

Programme Structure

Coruses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Applied Analysis of Psychological Research I
  • Program Development, Implementation, and Analysis
  • Applied Analysis of Psychological Research II
  • Foundations of Organizational Psychology
  • Foundations of Cognitive Psychology
  • Foundations of Social Psychology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.25 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

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or 3.25 GPA during the last 60 hours
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 in their undergraduate major
  • A completed undergraduate or graduate statistics class with a minimum grade of “C”
  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since leaving high school.
  • Official GRE scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    534 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 534 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    267 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 267 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Jonesboro

  • 770 - 1180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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