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Psychology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
, GA,
As a field of knowledge, psychology is based on both the biological and social sciences. The Department of Psychology educates students planning professional careers in psychology, sociology, social work, and special education services. 


The Department's aims are to develop in students the abilities to question and think critically and to become independent investigators and to impart a philosophy of appreciation for a developing and maturing science based on well-grounded experimental evidence.

The programme

In addition to regular classroom work, the internship (PSY488) course provides an opportunity for students to work in a psychological agency in order to acquire practical experience in psychological work and a better understanding of human relations. Students design their cooperative experience in collaboration with a sponsoring agency and Psychology faculty, ensuring that the proposed experience parallels and enhances their academic studies. Prerequisite: PSY 211 and Department approval.

Students considering graduate studies in psychology should plan their major with the guidance of their assigned Department advisor so that elective courses may be tailored to their specific career and educational goals. Students with majors other than psychology who find psychology courses relevant to their educational needs are welcome to register for those classes if they have taken the prerequisite courses. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics 
  • Social Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Learning
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Seminar
  • Internship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Before any action can be taken on an application, applicants must submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • Cashier’s check or money order (made payable to Clark Atlanta University) in the amount of $40. The application fee for an international applicant is $55 U.S. dollars. The application fee will not be waived and is non-refundable.
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from the institution’s Office of the Registrar. A transcript which has been “issued to the student” will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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