M.A. degree program in experimental psychology
HEGIS code 2002
NYS SED program code 90064

This program allows students to concentrate in the broad areas of cognition, learning, and perception as well as physiological, developmental, and social psychology. Focus is on preparation for a career in basic or applied research in a variety of settings. This program is also useful for those who wish to enroll in a doctoral program in psychology.

Program Heads

Name
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Phone
Email
Office Hours
Chanowitz, Benzion Graduate Deputy 718-951-5601 5315 James Hall bchanowitz @ brooklyn.cuny.edu call/email for appointment

 

Admission Requirements

Department Psychology
Fall Application Deadline March 1st
Spring Application Deadline November 1st
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Please submit the following documents to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, two letters of recommendation, and an essay on personal background, experiences, interests, and goals relevant to program (maximum three pages).
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 520, 190, 69
Examinations

 

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Matriculation requirements
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Applicants should offer: (a) an overall GPA of 3.00 or better, (b) a minimum of 12 credits in psychology, and (c) courses both in statistics and in research methods, with a grade of B or better in both courses. General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission" of the Graduate Bulletin.

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Degree requirements
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Either 36 credits or 30 credits and a thesis, for which one opts by registering for Psychology 7781G, a three-credit course. The three required courses include Psychology 7703G, 7705G and 7706G. The remainder of each student's program consists of elective courses. Courses offered toward the degree must be 7000-level courses or higher. The comprehensive examination is a requirement of the program and students are eligible to take it when they have registered for their 24th credit.