Experimental Psychology, M.A. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 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

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)
144 (quantitative)

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

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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