Psychology (MA)

Location Offered: 
Yes (no specific cutoffs)
Statement of Interest
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Master of Arts

The University of Northern Iowa Department of Psychology offers a master's degree in general psychology designed to provide advanced training in the major applied and basic areas of psychology. The program has a strong empirical orientation, emphasizes competence in research methodology, and requires that each graduate student satisfy a thesis requirement. The program reflects the views of department faculty that such an orientation is essential for the education of sophisticated consumers of psychological research at the master's level and for the preparation of students interested in the pursuit of a doctoral degree. This program is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or significant coursework in psychology.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available

  • Clinical Science
  • Individualized Studies Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Admission Requirements

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official report of the score on the GRE General Exam (1000 or above for verbal + quantitative)
  • Official report of TOEFL score (550/79) or IELTS (6.5)
  • Department Application (Application 1 Application 2)
  • Statement of Interest in Psychology
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: April 1
  • Students are only admitted for the fall semester

Graduate Assistantship Requirements

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