Master of Arts (M.A.) in General/Experimental Psychology
The Master of Arts degree in General-Experimental Psychology provides students with a broad background of psychological knowledge and tools as preparation for more advanced work in psychology. The program is academically oriented with a heavy research component. The required courses can also serve as a solid foundation for students desiring a psychological background as support for other fields of study. The faculty is revising the program and the changes require the approval of the New York State Education Department. For information about the revised program, please contact the program director.
Most classes are offered after 5 p.m. Part-time attendance is permitted. Students can take courses in the program on a non-matriculated bases, in accord with the regulations set forth by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Such students could gain admission into the M.A. program upon the completion of four graduate courses, with a minimum grade of B in each course.
Students can apply for assistantships throughout the university. Assistantship covers tuition and pays a small stipend. Assistantship requires that 15 hours be devoted per week to the conduct of research in all aspects. The appointment is for one year, and it is renewable, depending upon performance and continued funding. More information can be obtained from the Dean's Office or Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships. In addition, some faculty support students through their grants.