Psychology (MS)

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Psychology (MS)
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This program offers a terminal Master of Science degree which prepares the student for a range of occupations in business, government, and human services, but excludes the provision of clinical services
  • It also provides the student with the basic knowledge and skills appropriate for a graduate education which may serve as a foundation for programs offering doctoral training
  • The master’s program has two goals
    • The first is to provide the student with sufficient breadth in the methodology and content of psychology to demonstrate competence in two major areas: (1) Core areas of the discipline of psychology; and (2) Methods of the discipline of psychology
    • A second goal of the program is to provide the student with sufficient information and skills to apply the knowledge of the discipline competently in their daily lives and careers
  • At the end of the program, students will be able to:
    • Identify major theoretical concepts in psychology, trace their historical development, and integrate theory, research, and domain-specific knowledge to explain and interpret how the field of psychology currently advances knowledge.
    • Critique and synthesize theoretical and empirical articles from peer-reviewed scholarly journals in terms of theory, methods, data analyses, and conclusions in order to compose novel perspectives and ideas.
    • Develop testable research questions, identify the strengths and limitations of research designs and data analysis techniques, conduct appropriate research and analytic strategies, and interpret the findings to situate them within the extant research literature in psychology.
    • Describe and discuss the ethical issues associated with human subjects/participant protection and the sequence of procedures needed for IRB approval of research projects, and apply these ethical practices in research
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1291954 INR
Hostel & Meals1022577 INR
Insurance52733 INR
Transportation29369 INR
Athletic Fee7324 INR
Health plan17578 INR
Total1129581 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology
  • A GPA of 3.5 or higher is advised
  • A minimum of six courses in psychology, including a four quarter hour (three semester hour) elementary statistics course, as well as a course in research methods or experimental psychology is required
  • Preference is given to those applicants who have a well-balanced background of psychology courses and some background in science and mathematics
  • Students who do not have an undergraduate major in Psychology, but who otherwise satisfy the following requirements (background in science and mathematics), may apply
  • Applicants who lack prerequisites will be required to take the necessary courses, without graduate credit, before enrolling in the program
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • with no section lower than 17

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • The general GRE is required for all applicants. A GPA of 3.5 or higher is advised. If an applicant is particularly strong in one area, but not another, these criteria may not be followed rigidly
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