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Psychology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Commerce, TX, United States
The Department of Psychology and Special Education from Texas A&M University–Commerce offers the Master of Science degree in Psychology. These programs prepare students for careers in mental health and school settings; psychology and training in business, government, and education; or further graduate work.
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Overview

The mission of the Psychology master program from Texas A&M University–Commerce is to facilitate the professional, personal and ethical development of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds to achieve their full potential as psychologists, counselors and educators.

The 36-hour MS programs focus on courses in human cognition and research methodology, i.e. educational and experimental psychology. Most of the coursework completed for the master's degrees may be transferred to the PhD program in Educational Psychology. A thesis option for the MS is available and encouraged, but not required.

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Intro to Educational Psychology
  • Cognitive Science
  • History & System of Psychology
  • Neuro/Bio Bases of Behavior 
  • Development Psychology
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Introduction to Human Cognition 
  • Group Dynamics
  • Advanced Cognition 
  • Research Design 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Requirements:
  • Application plus fee is 50$ for domestic students and 75 for international ones.
  • All official transcripts: bachelor's degree, including all transcripts, used towards a bachelor's degree; any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • Official GRE/GMAT Scores. 
  • Bank statement from the sponsor. Must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD and must be less than 1 year old[.
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  • English Proficiency: Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550). Scores must be less than 2 years old, or
  • IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band), scores must be less than 2 years old.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14174 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6578 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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