DePaul’s two-year MS in General Psychology is designed to provide a strong foundation for students interested in pursuing a PhD in Psychology. It can also prepare students for future employment in a variety of scientific, academic, and applied settings.
We Provide a Broad, Solid Foundation in Psychology
The MS in General Psychology provides a strong foundation in psychology
as an empirical science. MS students receive:
- A solid grounding in theory: core courses in cognitive, developmental, physiological and social psychology
- Essential training in methods: core courses in statistics and research methods
- A breadth of knowledge: elective courses in clinical, cognitive,
community, developmental, industrial/organizational and social
Our Competitive Advantage
Unlike in many other terminal master’s programs, students in the MS
in General Psychology program at DePaul complete doctoral-level
courses. MS students also work closely with faculty members (usually,
one) to develop and implement novel research ideas.
As a student in DePaul’s MS in General Psychology program, you will:
Experience a high standard of intellectual challenge and stimulation from both instructors and peers
Collaborate with experts in your area of interest to develop and implement new research ideas
Contribute to new developments in the field
As a graduate from DePaul’s MS in General Psychology program, you will
be well-prepared for further doctoral training in psychology or for a range of careers related to psychology (e.g., statistical consulting, teaching).
Want to Know More?
Learn more about admission.
Explore our list of faculty and their research interests in the Psychology Department.