Psychological Science

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Laura Bowman (Chair, Marcus White 212), Carrie Andreoletti, Carol Shaw Austad, Paul Chu, James Conway, Joanne DiPlacido, Carolyn Fallahi, Marianne Fallon, Matthew Heinly, Steven Horowitz, Laura Levine, Marisa Mealy, Lauren Perdue, Jason Sikorski, Nghi Thai, Bradley Waite, Rebecca Wood
(Dept. phone: 860-832-3100)
Department of Psychology: Overview
The Department of Psychological Science offers the Master of Arts in Psychology with options for three specializations: general, community, or health. Students must select the specialization that best suits their needs. The department also offers courses to meet general elective requirements of graduate students in other disciplines. The MA program is intended for full- or part-time students. Most courses are offered in the evening. Each student will be assigned an advisor who will assist in developing an approved MA planned program.
Graduate Programs
  • M.A. in Psychology with Specializations in General Psychology, Community Psychology, and Health Psychology

M.A. Psychology

Additional Materials Required:

For admission, a B.A./B.S. degree with a minimum of 18 credits in psychology is preferred.  Minimum grade of B in Statistics and Research Methods or equivalent are required.  A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75  with a 3.00 minimum in psychology courses.

All applicants must send the following documents directly to the Graduate Admissions Office:

  • Completed admissions application (including application fee)
  • Official transcripts, which must be sent from institution to institution

All applicants must send the following additional materials directly to the Psychological Science Department

  • 3 letters of reference (at least 2 from academic sources)
  • Personal statement

In your personal statement you should discuss your professional goals, any specific experiences you have had that have helped prepare you for our program such as research or training, and include any additional information that may assist the Graduate Admissions Committee in reviewing your application.

Further information can be found at

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