Master of Science- Psychology

The Master of Science in Psychology is designed to build and enhance the skills needed to function in professional roles related to Psychology including research and teaching.  The program offers advanced training in psychology, brain function, human development and behavior as well as basic and advanced research methods.  Student interaction, real life examples of cognitive function and behavioral patterns along with rich face to face discussions form the learning dynamic, while students are also provided an engaging and effective environment to stimulate critical thinking, writing skills and interpersonal communications.

Faculty Contact: Dr. Angela Sikorski; (903) 223-3018;;

Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in Psychology or a related discipline
  • Minimum index score based on a formula that includes the student's overall undergraduate GPA and GRE score.
    • If the GRE was taken prior to August 1, 2011, the minimum index score is 1400. IS = (GPA x 200) + (GREquantitative + GREverbal)
    • if the GRE was taken after August 1, 2011, the minimum index score is 446.  IS = (GPA x ((130/GPA) + 10) + (GREquantitative + GREverbal)
  • Three positive letters of academic recommendation from faculty or professional mentors
  • Letter of interest, commitment, and purpose to the program
  • Resume

Requirements must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Office by the designated deadline of first semester of enrollment.