M.A. On Campus

Psychological Science

Kent State University

12 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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The Master of Arts degree in Psychological Science from the Kent State University is an intermediate degree required of students in the doctoral program and offers specialization in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology and health psychology. 


The program is strongly research-oriented.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Psychological Science program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of the current theories and significant empirical findings in a major area of psychological science. Mastery includes acquiring both an understanding of these materials as well as the ability to think critically about them.
  • Teach courses in psychological science.
  • Supervise and mentor undergraduate students in both research settings and in the classroom.
  • Design, execute, analyze and report empirical studies that make a significant contribution in a major area of psychological science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Statistical Analysis
  • Clinical Research Methods
  • Research Methods In Psychological Science
  • Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • 18 credit hours in psychology, including a course in statistics
  • Broad background in psychology
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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