At Saint Joseph’s University, the M.S. in Psychology offers students a general curriculum of study with an emphasis on experimental psychology. In this full-time program, you will be trained to independently design and conduct psychological studies, analyze and interpret data and professionally communicate the findings of these studies.
Your graduate study will be composed of core and elective courses in topics such as biopsychology, memory, social psychology and many other specialized areas of research. In addition to stimulating coursework, you will attend colloquia and lab meetings and conduct scientific research alongside faculty mentors.
19%job growth for psychologists projected for 2014 - 2024
At a Glance
|Degree||Master of Science|
|Credits||48 credits, including a 16-credit research component|
|Full-time||9 credits per semester|
$972 per credit (2019-2020); $175 lab fee (per semester)
|Average Class Size||12 students or less|
Not required for admission
|Housing||While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus, or in near-by off-campus housing.|
|Opportunities in Psychology||
PhD and medical programs; careers as a psychologist, social scientist or academic
|Graduate Assistantships||The department of psychology offers graduate assistantships to students in their second year of the program. Students apply for these positions at the end of their first year. Current graduate assistantships provide a stipend and full tuition remission. Other graduate assistantships are available for both first and second year students in other departments. Please contact the program director for availability.|
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