M.A. On Campus


North Carolina Central University

12 months
14136 USD/year
14136 USD/year
4226 USD/year
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The Psychology MA program at the North Carolina Central University addresses personnel needs across the state, region, and nation by offering concentrations in clinical and general psychology.


This Psychology concentration at the North Carolina Central University provides students with advanced knowledge of psychological principles and research techniques needed for teaching in post-secondary institutions, working in research laboratories or pursuing doctoral-level studies.

Applicants admitted to either the clinical or general concentration will experience a rigorous academic program where students are expected to exhibit ethical behavior, work diligently to develop competencies in the chosen area, complete a thesis and matriculate to degree in two or three years.

Research Opportunities

  • Graduate students will master research skill sets through their participation in experiences focusing either on qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods. 
  • Grantsmanship and research dissemination at conferences and authorship of manuscripts for publication further hone research skills.

Programme Structure


  • Located in the heart of the high-tech Research Triangle, NC Central University’s research centers are preparing students to become the next generation of scientists and social scientists. 
  • Our work addresses the economic and social challenges that impact North Carolina and the world today—and those that will affect us tomorrow. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended (if you earned your degree from a non-U.S. school, please see the international applicant requirements)
  • At least 30 semester hours in psychology
  • Statement of purpose/personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2113 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 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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