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Developmental Psychology

Cornell University

12 months
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20800 USD/year
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About

The program in Developmental Psychology offered by Cornell University, prepares students for careers in academic life, primarily in psychology, sociology, or human development; ; in research programs of governmental agencies at various levels; and in a range of programs in community agencies and private enterprise. 

Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject

  • aging and health
  • cognitive development
  • developmental psychopathology
  • ecology of human development
  • law, psychology and human development
  • social and personality development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
  • two recommendations
  • GRE general test 

Tuition Fee

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    20800 USD/year
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  • National

    20800 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
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Funding

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