George Mason University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Master of Arts in Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
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