Master of Science in Psychological Science

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Total Hours Required

A minimum of 36 semester credit hours including 6 semester credit hours for thesis. 

Special Requirements

Students are required to maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all courses applied to the degree. If a grade of C or less is earned in a course, the student will be required to complete a formal remediation process. If a second grade of C or less is earned, the student will be dismissed from the program.

Master of Science in Psychological Science Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

Required Courses
PSY 5304Advanced Psychological Statistics I4
PSY 5353Research Design3
PSY 6204Advanced Psychological Statistics II4
PSY 6613Advanced Developmental Psychology3
PSY 6103Cognition and Emotion3
PSY 6774Foundations of Social Psychology and Personality4
PSY 6133Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience3
PSY 5983Thesis3
PSY 5993Thesis3
Elective Courses (take 6 hours)6
Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Psychology
Qualitative Research Methods and Program Evaluation
Measurement and Psychometric Theory
Advanced Psychopathology
Other advanced elective courses with permission of the Program Directors
Total Semester Credit Hours36