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Psychology, General Experimental Psychology

Western Illinois University

12 months
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13830 USD/year
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About

The Psychology, General Experimental Psychology Department at Western Illinois University offers work leading to a Master of Science degree in the areas of clinical/community mental health and general experimental psychology, and a Specialist degree in school psychology.

Overview

Why Psychology at WIU?

Western Illinois University’s Department of Psychology, General Experimental Psychology has 24 full-time faculty, all with doctoral degrees from major universities, ensuring that every course is taught by someone who has extensive training in psychology. Psychology faculty also maintain active research programs in their disciplines. Their specializations and research interests cover such varied topics as personality, social and cognitive psychology, school and clinical psychology, and neuroscience. Much of this research is carried out with student collaboration. At any given time there are approximately 50 graduate students in the department.

Master's Degree in General Experimental Psychology

The General Experimental Psychology program is designed to provide graduate education in the content areas of experimental psychology in order to prepare for doctoral work or for Master’s level careers. The program is designed for students interested in pursuing academic careers as well as those seeking careers in applied and research settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Neuroscience with Laboratory 
  • Techniques in Research and Program Evaluation 
  • Advanced Cognitive Processes
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Social Bases of Behavior

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - rolling admission

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. 
  • Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency. Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13830 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Macomb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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