M.A. On Campus

Psychological and Quantitative Foundations

The University of Iowa

12 months
31254 USD/year
32887 USD/year
13939 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts program in Psychological and Quantitative Foundations with a counseling psychology subprogram is held in Hong Kong. This master degree is offered by The University of Iowa. 


About Psychological and Quantitative Foundations at The University of Iowa

The Master of Arts program in psychological and quantitative foundations with an educational measurement and statistics subprogram requires a minimum of 30 s.h. of graduate credit with thesis and 32 s.h. of graduate credit without thesis. Students are expected to maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.75.

The program provides students with basic knowledge of educational measurement and research methodology. Graduates find employment in large school systems, state departments of education, test publishing organizations, and research centers. The program also is appropriate for students who wish to broaden their knowledge of measurement and research methodology for personal development or professional improvement.

Students must complete a core of courses (approximately 26 s.h.) that includes a graduate-level survey course in educational psychology, elementary and intermediate courses in statistical methods, a course in quantitative educational research methodology, and courses in the development and use of evaluation instruments. Students who already have completed equivalent courses at another institution may add more advanced courses to the core.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Couple and Family Therapy
  • Counseling and Skills
  • Health and Wellness Counseling Psychology
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Design of Experiments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH

32 without thesis


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants)
  • A Department of Sociology Application Statement
  • Application for Graduate Awards
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31254 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13939 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13939 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 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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