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Department of Psychological Science

Lovinger 1111
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4185

Degree Requirements

The M.S. in Psychology program is a 36 credit-hour program. A thesis is required as part of the program. Our Master's program is ideal for students who are interested in building their qualifications so that they can pursue doctorates.

No more than 12 graduate hours taken as a non-degree student (i.e., one not officially admitted to the Psychology graduate program) may be applied to the MS in Psychology.The chair of the department must approve these graduate hours. All courses must also meet the time limits established by The Graduate School.

Students should be aware that most graduate courses have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be met before enrolling in the courses. In some situations, a prerequisite may be waived with the consent of the course instructor. The following undergraduate courses are prerequisites for required graduate courses: Research Methods, Statistics, Abnormal Psy., Social Psy., Physiological Psy., Personality.