M.Sc. On Campus

Community Psychology

DePaul University

24 months
750 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
750 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
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The Community Psychology master's program from DePaul University prepares you to work within your community to affect change that enhances opportunities for all members, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable. 


The Community Psychology master's program from DePaul University focuses on how a community-based social justice perspective recognizes inequalities and promotes access to resources and decision-making that allows marginalized communities to exercise more power.

The program coursework focuses on applied community psychology while also covering the basic areas of cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, and providing an additional background in the theories and methods of scientific psychology.

With a Community Psychology master's degree you'll be ready for work in the community, the government or consulting.

Alumni Network

DePaul psychology alumni work in a variety of industries, such as Advocate Health Care, Cisco, McDonald’s Corporation and United Airlines. You will be connected to a large network of 180,000 DePaul alumni, the majority of whom live in the Chicago area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Statistics
  • Quantitative Research Design
  • Perception and Cognition 
  • Language and Cognition 
  • The Psychology of Judgement and Decision-Making
  • Cognitive Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores and Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • The minimum requirement for admission is 32 quarter hours (24 semester hours) in psychology.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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