The School of Psychological Science offers a Ph.D. in Psychology. Most students earn an M.S. in conjunction with Ph.D. completion; all applicants apply and are admitted to the Ph.D. as the M.S. is not offered as a terminal degree.

Most questions about the program are answered at the Psychology Website. The program focuses on the application of psychological methods and research to solving practical problems, with areas of concentration in Applied Cognition, Engineering Psychology, and Health Psychology.

Graduates of the program will be qualified to recognize, analyze, and address problems involving cognition and behavior, in both the private and public sectors. The program has a strong research component, ensuring that graduates have the tools to tackle a variety of applied problems.

The program is not offered online and does not prepare students for careers in counseling or clinical services.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term

Students begin the program in fall term only.

Required Tests
  • None

GRE tests are optional for students applying to start in Fall 2022.

Passing grades in prior statistics and behavioral research methods courses.

English Language Requirements ?
  • TOEFL iBT: 85
  • TOEFL Paper: 600
  • IELTS: 7.00

Additional Requirements

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants

First Friday in December

Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Psychology Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a secondary or third only field of study in a MAIS degree.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)