Northern Michigan University

College of Graduate Studies and Research

Experimental Psychology


Department of Political Science, 1401 Presque Isle

Marquette, MI 49855

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Experimental Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master's candidate may choose a thesis topic in any of these areas of specialization: social psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, developmental psychology, behavioral analysis and history of psychology. As a Master of Science candidate in Psychology students will work closely with a primary faculty adviser who has expertise in the chosen field of experimental psychology. The program is designed such that during the first year the student should be able to complete required coursework and prepare a thesis proposal; during the second year the student should be able to complete the remaining course credits and the data-based thesis. A thesis defense conducted by the student's thesis committee, open to members of the university community, is the capstone project for the MS degree.


Northern Michigan University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504.

International Student Requirements:

International students are encouraged to apply at least one year in advance of anticipated attendance date.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 32

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 591 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7213 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 10101 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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