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Master's Degree in Experimental Psychology

The Master's in Experimental Psychology (MS EXP PSY) prepares students for research positions in industry and other institutions as well as for doctoral programs.  The program provides: 

  • Intensive student-initiated research training in a variety of areas of experimental psychology.
  • Statistical and methodological knowledge required to examine basic or applied issues and to function as a professional research psychologist.
  • An appreciation of the scientific basis of various fields of psychology.
  • One-on-one faculty mentoring of student research.

The program is designed so that students can complete the bulk of their required course work and, in conjunction with their faculty mentor, prepare a thesis proposal during their first year. Students can then complete their remaining course credits and a data-based thesis during their second year.

Check out information on our recent graduate students and their thesis topics.

Recent Accomplishments of Experimental Students

We are proud of the accomplishments of our students.  Most students present their research at national or regional conferences.  Some are also successful at publishing their research or receiving funding for their research activities.

Go to our "About" page to see our recent admissions and their thesis topics.

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