Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Psychology


General Info

This program provides advanced, concentrated study for students wishing to prepare for additional graduate study, employment in a clinical or research setting,  teaching at the community college level, or preparing for licensure. Students can choose to complete a project or a clinical internship as part of their program.


Online? No
Evening Classes?
Program Length:
If you take a full load of 9 credits per semester, you could finish this program in about 5 semesters.


Doctoral Programs that have admitted our graduates

  • Pacific University
  • Case Western Reserve
  • University of South Dakota
  • Spaulding University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Ohio
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

Admission Criteria/Application Procedures


Applicants to this program must submit all application materials by April 15.

  1. A letter of application, which includes a personal statement of the applicant’s career goals and how the degree will be applied within those career goals
  2. Complete, official transcripts from all institutions attended. On a separate sheet, applicants should indicate their overall GPA for undergraduate and graduate courses, GPA in all psychology courses, and GPA for the last 60 credits of coursework. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  3. Standardized graduate admission test (GRE)
  4. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s academic performance and potential for graduate study
  5. A vita or resume

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Careers: What can you do with a degree in Psychology?


Educational technologists are employed in schools and colleges as directors of resource centers and developers of curriculum materials. Increasing numbers are being employed by training agencies in business, industry, government, the military, and the health professions.


Health Care and Mental Health

  • Behavioral counselor
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Group home coordinator
  • Family services worker
  • Child protection worker
  • Child care supervisor
  • Therapist

Marketing and Business

  • Human resource manager
  • Advertising agent
  • Market researcher
  • Employee trainer
  • Project manager

Local, State, or Federal Government

  • Drug and alcohol specialist
  • Human resources analyst
  • Parole officer
  • Psychology program manager
  • Social service manager
  • Employment counselor

Colleges and Universities

  • Advisor
  • Recruiter
  • Counselor
  • Community college instructor

Many of our recent graduates responded to a Graduate Data survey taken 9 months after graduation. Of the 5 Psychology graduates who did respond to the survey, 4 are employed in their field, and 1 is engaged in continuing education. They reported an average salary of $35,500.


Contact Us


Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information.


Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.


Our office is located in McMullen Hall,  Room 200. The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302.