M.A. On Campus


Chatham University

12 months
987 USD/credit 35532 USD/year
987 USD/credit 35532 USD/year
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Chatham University's M.A. in Psychology program is a 36-credit hour program that provides graduate-level education and training in psychology. The mission of the M.A. in Psychology program is to provide students a foundation in the study of human behavior and skills for working with people.


Chatham's M.A. in Psychology program at Chatham University offers small classes with individualized attention, creating a rich and stimulating environment that highlights our knowledgeable and experienced faculty, opportunities to conduct research, and activities that foster leadership skills. The program emphasizes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, self-awareness, attention to socio-cultural diversity, application of knowledge, and both collaborative and independent work.

Graduates of the program are able to use their understanding of psychological science and theories to further their professional careers in many ways, including work in research settings, in human services, health, or educational organizations, and advancement to doctoral programs in psychology. In addition to the core graduate courses in psychology, the M.A. in Psychology degree offers focus areas in Health & Wellness and Science & Theories.

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You’ll engage and interact with other students through collaborative and cooperative coursework, social activities, and graduate student associations. Relationships with students and faculty often continue long after the program ends and can become vital resources for your career.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Counseling Psychology
  • Applied Biological Psychology
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Psychology of Culture and Identity
  • Human Development across the Life Span

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate psychology course with at least a B grade

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 987 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 987 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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