Students in Developmental Psychology program at Cornell University develop an individual program of study and research in consultation with their Special Committee, which is chaired by a member of the members Field of Human Development but may include faculty members from other fields. All students are required to complete at least two semesters of graduate-level training in statistics and one semester of teaching. The field also requires that students complete a predoctoral research project or master's degree before taking the Admission to Candidacy examination.
All students are expected to acquire a basic background in the behavioral sciences and to master a broad base of knowledge of human development in the context of family and society. Both the M.A. and the Ph.D. degree programs require a research thesis or dissertation.
For the Ph.D. degree, two semesters of graduate-level training in statistics and some teaching experience are required. The field also requires that candidates complete a predoctoral research project before taking the Admission to Candidacy examination. The Ph.D. program ordinarily takes four years to complete.
- Demonstrate readiness for PhD and other advanced studies by completing an empirical masters thesis
- Learn advanced research skills
- Demonstrate ethical and other professional skill development
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Concentrations by Subject
- aging and health
- cognitive development
- developmental psychopathology
- ecology of human development
- law, psychology and human development
- social and personality development
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Public Health Clinical Psychology View 1318 other Masters in Public Health in United States
- all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
- two recommendations
- GRE general test
International20800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 12 months.
National20800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 12 months.
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