Mercy College New York

24 months
842 USD/credit
842 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Psychology at Mercy College New York provides graduate education in psychology through coursework, research, supervised clinical internships, and professional colloquia.


The Master of Science in Psychology at Mercy College New York is designed to extend your knowledge of psychology in general, as well as to provide specific experiences in psychology graduate education to fit your individual interests. Both clinical and research opportunities exist within the program. Required coursework surveys all aspect of advanced psychological study, including theory, history, ethics, methodology and clinical practice, and prepares the student both for employment requiring psychological study as well as eventual doctoral study.

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Compare theoretical approaches in psychology
  • Identify brain/behavior relationships
  • Assess psychological profiles using standard diagnostic practices (DSM)
  • Exhibit knowledge of research design and methodology in an independent research project
  • Demonstrate clinical skills required in the counseling profession
  • Conduct group therapy sessions
  • Assess crucial issues in the ethics of research and clinical practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemp Theories in Psych
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Statstcs & Rsrch Methdlgy I
  • Statstcs & Rsrch Methdlgy II
  • Practicum
  • Group Experience
  • Psychopathology
  • Professional Issues and Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $40 application fee. 
  • Submit official baccalaureate transcript(s)
  • Supporting documents may be required depending on program of interest, which may include:
    • Letters of recommendation 
    • Personal statement
    • Résumé
    • Test scores
    • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Graduate Registration Fees

  • 12 credits or more : $310/term
  • Less than 12 credits: $155/term


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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