M.A. On Campus

Experimental Psychology

Fort Hays State University

12 months
610 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
610 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
242 USD/credit 7986 USD/year
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The Master of Science Program in Experimental Psychology at Fort Hays State University is a flexible graduate program that can be a stepping stone to a more specialized doctoral degree program, preparation for research-based careers in various fields like non-profits, academia, and businesses. 


Working with a mentor, students build a plan of study that suits their career interests and future goals. All students take coursework that provides a strong foundation in research methods and statistical analysis that culminates in the completion of a master's thesis.

Multiple opportunities to pursue individual research interests, as well as to conduct collaborative research with faculty are available. Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available. Students are able to tailor a portion of their coursework to their individual career plans. 

Graduates from the MS program in Experimental Psychology at Fort Hays State University have gone on to doctoral programs in psychology at institutions such as the University of Oklahoma, Kansas State University, Wichita State University, and Texas Tech University. In addition, graduates now work at businesses or with non-profit organizations, have attended medical school and law school, and have sought advanced degrees in other related fields. Faculty involved with the MS program in Experimental Psychology conduct research in various fields and are able to help students develop a specific program of study and research.


Many FHSU psychology graduates have gone on to pursue graduate school, while others have become school psychologists, counselors and more. Some don't pursue a career directly related to the practice of psychology upon graduation, but instead take their insights about human behavior, research skills and communication skills to enter a wide variety of careers in business, education or government fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Experimental Methods 
  • Inferential Statistics  
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Neuropsychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Using Google Chrome, submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website:
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide entrance examination scores as required by individual departments.
  • Provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Provide any other documents required by specific departments, such as a personal statement or vita, background check release, writing sample, or digital art slides.
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 242 USD per credit during 12 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

Living costs for Hays

900 - 1400 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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