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Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

Illinois State University

24 months
Duration
838 USD/credit 15922 USD/year
838 USD/credit 15922 USD/year
404 USD/credit 7676 USD/year
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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. 

The master's degree can be completed with two years of full-time enrollment on campus.

Students at Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences at Illinois State University will:

  • build a solid foundation of basic psychological research, 
  • understand and explain behavior.
  • share ideas related to the field of cognitive science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics: Data Analysis And Methodology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Experimental Design
  • Experimental Analysis Of Behavior
  • Seminar In Developmental Psychology
  • Independent Study

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

38 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university prior to fall admission
  • Send official transcripts from each college or university, other than Illinois State, where graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. 
  • Have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or 3.0 GPA for 9 hours of graduate coursework.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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