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Master of Science in Psychology

Program Requirements Graduate School Application Deadline  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)

Minimum combined score of 290 on the GRE  

Minimum formula score of 1390 (GPA*400 + GRE)

9 undergraduate credit hours of psychology, of which 3 must be statistics or equivalent

For Spring 2017
apply by
December 5, 2016

For Spring 2017
apply by
December 5, 2016




Frequently Asked Questions

Is the program offered online?
The concentration in Forensic Psychology is offered fully online.  The majority of required courses for the General and Psychometric concentrations are offered online.

Do I have to write a thesis?
The thesis option is not required; however, students planning to pursue a PhD are encouraged to complete a thesis.

Does the program prepare me to be a counselor?
Graduates from the psychology program are not eligible to become licensed counselors. ULM offers a separate graduate counseling program for students interested in this career.

Are there graduate assistantships available?
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Contact us if you are interested in applying!

When will decisions be made regarding program admission?
Complete applications will be considered by the program for review once the application deadline has passed. Applicants will typically be notified in writing no later than the first week of December for spring semesters or the first week of July for fall semesters. Admission decisions are not available over the phone.  Applicants will be notified of admission decisions in writing.

Next steps...

Ready to apply?
We recommend that you submit your application, transcripts, and test scores well in advance of published deadlines. For more information about the Graduate School admission process, as well as the online application, click here.

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Psychology, M.S.

Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. Jack Palmer
Graduate Coordinator, Psychology
School of Business and Social Sciences
Strauss Hall 339