icon of a paper next to Apply online text
open door next to gray writing "Visit"
Small icon next to white bg says "Give"
plus sign and gray writing

Requirements

The General Psychology option is a two-year, 36-credit program. This program is typically full-time, but can accommodate students who wish to pursue the program part-time, or on other timetables.

The following courses are required (24 credits).

  • PSY 502 - Statistical Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 506 - Advanced Research Design
  • PSY 513 - Seminar: Topics
  • PSY 513 Seminar: Memory (3 credits) PSY 513 Seminar: Cognition
  • PSY 517 - Psychology of Close Relationships
  • PSY 518 - Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSY 596 - Graduate Thesis

The following courses are electives: 12 credits required

  • Up to 6 credits of 400-level courses. Choices must be approved by Graduate Program Director of General MA option.
  • PSY 504 - Topics in Child Development
  • PSY 521 - Behavior Modification and Behavior Therapy
  • PSY 523 - Behavioral Medicine
  • PSY 580 - Graduate Seminar in Psychology
  • PSY 595 - Independent Study

Total Credits: 36

QuickLinks

x

myUMassD

x

myCoursesmyCourses myAlertmyAlert LibraryLibrary
COINCOIN HRDirectHR Direct umasspassUMass Pass
ReservItReservIt ZimbraZimbra
+