Psychology, M.A. | California State University, Fresno | California, United States
12 months
Duration
15147 USD/year
15147 USD/year
5075 USD/year
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About

The Psychology MA program is offered at California State University, Fresno. Psychology is the scientific study of behavior -- including human thought, emotion, and action -- and the application of scientific knowledge to the solution of real-world problems. 

Overview

This program includes a wide variety of topics, including perception, learning, memory, thinking, emotion, personality, social interaction, development, and abnormal behavior.

Psychologists recognize that understanding behavior in all its complexity requires studying it from multiple perspectives. A thorough understanding of memory, for example, requires knowledge ranging from the neural structures and processes that underlie it to the social and cultural forces that influence it.

The Psychology MA program is offered at California State University, Fresno may be arranged to include interest areas such as general experimental, developmental, and social psychology, as well as special master of arts programs for individuals. This 30-unit degree program is intended primarily to prepare graduates for entry into doctoral programs in general experimental, developmental, social, or clinical psychology, and may serve as preparation for community college teaching or professional employment requiring a master's degree.

Career Development 

  • Psychology majors learn to think critically, write and speak clearly, identify and solve problems, and work effectively both individually and in groups. 
  • As a result, the study of psychology provides excellent preparation for graduate study and careers in a variety of fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Topics in Research Design and Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Psychology as a Behavioral Science
  • Personal Adjustment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card
  • English language proficiency
  • Original or certified copies of all university transcripts with literal English translation. Any coursework presented after an offer of admission is made will not be considered for credit
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (if applicable)
  • Official admission test score report (GRE* or GMAT*) - if applicable
  • Additional Documentation (if required by the department) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15147 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15147 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15147 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15147 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5075 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for California

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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