Psychological Science

Arkansas State University

534 USD/credit
267 USD/credit
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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.

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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

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


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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.
3.25 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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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