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Experimental Psychology

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
32500 USD/year
32500 USD/year
17776 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) in Experimental Psychology from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers two options for students: (1) Experimental Psychology, general; and (2) Experimental Psychology, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) concentration. 

Overview

The master degree in Experimental Psychology at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, general is designed for students who wish to pursue further doctoral work in a non-clinical field of psychology. Upon graduation, students are likely to pursue careers in academia or research. 

Key Features 

  • The master's degree in Experimental Psychology, BCBA is for students who wish to achieve certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. 
  • This course of study allows completion of coursework and supervised experience to become eligible to sit the international certification exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Psychology: Journal and BCBA Review
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Advanced Studies in Psychopathology
  • Advanced Studies in Personality Theory
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Neuropsychology
  • Conditioning and Learning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
153 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Undergraduate course in statistics and/or research methods with a grade of B or higher.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Letter  of  Intent  (400-500  words)  detailing  professional  goals  and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Three  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • GRE General Test. Preferred minimum scores: 153 Verbal and 144 Quantitative. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17776 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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