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Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

Illinois State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences graduate sequence at Illinois State University emphasizes study in basic research content areas (e.g., behavioral neuropsychology, conditioning, perception, learning, memory, psycholinguistics, and cognitive development) and the development of quantitative and methodological skills.

Overview

The Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences sequence at Illinois State University focuses on three content areas: behavioral, neuroscience, and cognitive science, which provide a critical foundation for advanced graduate study and can facilitate entry into research-related careers in non-academic settings. 

Learning outcomes

The objectives of this sequence include building a solid foundation of basic psychological research, which will help students understand and explain behavior.

Programme Structure

  • The master's degree can be completed with two years of full-time enrollment on campus.
  • Point of Pride
  • Illinois State's Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (CBS) Colloquium Series welcomes several scholars from around the world to campus each semester to present research colloquia, interact with our students and faculty, and share ideas related to the field of cognitive science.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

In 2-3 pages double spaced, address the following:

  • Your Professional and career goals
  • Research interests and experiences
  • Qualifications for admission to this graduate sequence
  • How your interests and goals fit with this graduate sequence

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
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