George Mason University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences



Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The goal of the doctoral program is to train students in the principles and applications of psychology. The program provides knowledge of the basic content areas in psychology and practical experience in applying this knowledge to solving human problems in life, work, and school. The program offers the following concentrations: applied developmental psychology, biopsychology, clinical psychology, human factors/applied cognition, and industrial/organizational psychology. The master's degree in psychology has concentrations in applied developmental psychology, biopsychology, human factors/applied cognition, industrial/organizational psychology, and school psychology. The department does not offer a master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology, but a master’s degree in psychology with a concentration in clinical psychology is available for students who have been admitted to the doctoral program concentration in clinical psychology.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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