Masters Positions

Clinical & Counseling

Ball State (Anjolii Diaz, The Psychophysiological Attention, Cognition, and Emotion (PACE) Lab); Behavioral and physiological methods to better understand the relationships between emotion and cognitive processes, their role in social and academic competence, and factors that may influence these relations. Other faculty in our master's programs are also accepting students into their labs. Please see our page for more information about Ball State’s Clinical Master’s Program; soft deadline 2/1)

Ball State University (Tayla T.C Lee - Personality and Psychopathology Lab; Psychological Assessment with Adolescents and Adults, Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) family of instruments, and Externalizing Psychopathology; 1X funded graduate assistant; Other faculty in our master's programs are also accepting students into their labs Please see our page for more information about Ball State’s Clinical Master’s Program; deadline 2/1)

Ball State University ( Thomas Holtgraves- Communication and Experimental Pragmatics Lab; Conducting research examining individual, cultural, and social factors contributing to miscommunication. Currently funded by NSF. 1X funded graduate assistant; Other faculty in our master's programs are also accepting students into their labs Please see our page for more information about Ball State’s Clinical Master’s Program; deadline 2/1)

California State University Northridge, Clinical Psychology MA Program (Students complete either the "Clinical Research Option" or the "Clinical Fieldwork Option." All students are matched with a faculty mentor Faculty interests in numerous areas, such as aging, developmental psychopathology, health disparities, mental healthcare engagement, neuropsychology, racial-ethnic socialization; see website for more information: [https://www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/psychology/ma-clinical-psychology]; application deadline for Fall 2020 admission is 1/22/2020; interviews will be held in early to mid-March 2020)

McNeese State University (Dr Joanna B Thompson; ude.eseencm|2nospmohtj#ude.eseencm|2nospmohtj, McNeese State University Applied Behavior Analysis, MA; [https://www.mcneese.edu/nursing/ma-psychology/applied-behavior-analysis-ma]; Face-to-face program is accredited by ABAI with a BACB verified course sequence and on-site intensive practicum and internship Emphasis on Applied Behavior Analysis with Children and Adolescents; deadline for Spring 2020 admission is January 10, 2020.)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Stephen Hupp; Clinical Child Psychology; Promoting evidence-based treatments – and debunking pseudoscience – related to common challenges of childhood and parenting; http://www.siue.edu/education/psychology/bios/huppbio.shtml; deadline 1/15)

Western Carolina University (David de Jong; Sexual health & well-being: sexual function, behaviors, body image, relationship processes; open to new directions; MA in clinical deadline March 1; PsyD deadline Jan 15)

University of Baltimore ([http://www.ubalt.edu/cas/graduate-programs-and-certificates/degree-programs/masters-applied-psychology/])
Our M.S in Applied Psychology-Counseling Psychology program offers diverse working students flexibility in pursuing their graduate degrees Students may specialize in either our Science specialization to focus more on research preparation, our Practitioner specialization to focus more on clinical preparation, or our general Counseling Psychology concentration and complete a blend of clinical and research preparation; Faculty research include interests in multicultural issues, clinical supervision, vocational psychology, and clinical diagnostic systems, as well as other topics See website for more information: [http://www.ubalt.edu/cas/graduate-programs-and-certificates/degree-programs/masters-applied-psychology/counseling/index.cfm]; application deadline for Fall semester admission is April 1st, and the application deadline for Spring semester admission is December 1st

University of Toronto (Tina Malti; Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention) Developmental Psychopathology, Aggression and Prosocial Behaviour, Empathy and Social-Emotional Development, Environmental Adversity and Development, Interventions to Promote Healthy Development. Application information. Deadline is 12/1/19.

Cognitive

Brock University (Canada) ([https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/psychology/graduate-programs-overview/]; Funded MA student positions in Attention, Aging, Memory, Sleep, Perception, EEG and ERP, fMRI, language, brain injury, neuroendocrinology, face recognition, and more; deadline 12/15/19)

Nova Southeastern University ([https://psychology.nova.edu/graduate/experimental-psychology/index.html]; Experimental Psychology. Email specific professors if interested in working with them. Applications due June of 2020 for a start of August 2020.

Ryerson University, Toronto Canada (Frank Russo, SMART Lab; [https://smartlaboratory.org]; NSERC funded position; cognitive load in challenging listening conditions and identification of speech emotion; normal, hearing-impaired, and hearing-aided listeners; high-density fNIRS, EEG, behavior; deadline: 12/03/19)

University of Calgary, Canada (Julia Kam, Internal Attention Lab; [https://internalattentionlab.ca]; Our lab is interested in understanding internal attention, also known as mind wandering, using scalp EEG, intracranial EEG and lesion approaches. Check our web page for more information! Program deadline Dec 1st, 2019)

University of South Alabama (Mark Yates, Word Recognition and Language Processing Lab; Dr. Yates's web page; deadline 2/15/2020)

University of South Alabama (Dakota Lindsey; Serial Order, Memory, and Attention Lab; Dr. Lindsey's web page; deadline 2/15/2020)

University of Western Ontario (Ryan Stevenson, Sensory Perception Research Lab, sensorylab.ca) Fully funded MA with PhD roll over possible. Work will focus on audioviausl integration in healthy adults and children, with possibilities to expand work to children with developmental disabilities including autism. Methodologies include fMRI, EEG, behavioural psychophysics, and eye tracking / pupilometry. Apply here [https://psychology.uwo.ca/graduate/future_students/application_process.html]; deadline 12/05/2019)

Developmental

Brock University (Canada) ([https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/psychology/graduate-programs-overview/]; Funded MA student positions in Aggression, Bullying, Deception, Excecutive functioning, prospective memory, future thinking, face recognition, risk-taking, aging, resilience, mental health and more; deadline 12/15/19)

Case Western Reserve University ([https://psychsciences.case.edu/ma-in-developmental-psychology-with-an-early-intervention-specialization/]); Masters in Developmental Psychology with a Certificate for Early Intervention Specialist. Partial funding available from Dept of Ed on a competitive basis; applications rolling, 18-month program

Nova Southeastern University ([https://psychology.nova.edu/graduate/experimental-psychology/index.html]; Experimental Psychology. Email specific professors if interested in working with them. Applications due June of 2020 for a start of August 2020.

Saint Joseph's University (Clare Conry-Murray, Moral development and culture, children's reasoning about gender and fairness; Application information; deadline 3/1/2020)

Saint Joseph's University (Joe McCleery, Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions Research Lab in the Department of Psychology and in the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support studies interventions to improve the lives of individuals with autism and related difficulties Dr McCleery's web page, Kinney Center webpage, Application information; deadline 3/1/2020)

San Diego State University (Margaret Friend, Infant and Child Development Lab, in the Psychology Department, studies early word learning and prediction from early development to cognition, more complex language skills, and kindergarten readiness) [for information about the program: http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu/graduate/current-ma-students/ma-program-info/ for information about the lab: https://psychology.sdsu.edu/people/margaret-friend/]

University of South Dakota (MA or EdS in Counseling & Psychology in Education - Human Development & Educational Psychology, deadline 8 weeks prior to semester start. For info see [https://www.usd.edu/education/cpe/human-development-and-educational-psychology])
Gabrielle Strouse: Children's learning from media • Video deficit • Social and contextual scaffolds for learning • Symbolic development and transfer
Steven Chesnut: advanced quantitative methods and the social cognitive factors that influence preservice teacher development, commitment, and longevity
Lisa Newland: child and adolescent well-being and learning within local, national, and international contexts

University of Toronto (St. George/Downtown) (Christina Starmans; Lab Website; Social & Moral Development in infants, children, & adults. Many of the research topics we are interested in lie at the intersection of psychology and philosophy, including topics such as morality, the self, other minds, ownership, fairness, and knowledge. Apply; application about the program can be found here; Deadline 12/1/19)

University of Toronto (Tina Malti; Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention) Developmental Psychopathology, Aggression and Prosocial Behaviour, Empathy and Social-Emotional Development, Environmental Adversity and Development, Interventions to Promote Healthy Development. Application information. Deadline is 12/1/19.

University of Western Ontario (Ryan Stevenson, Sensory Perception Research Lab, sensorylab.ca) Fully funded MA with PhD roll over possible. Work will focus on audioviausl integration in healthy adults and children, with possibilities to expand work to children with developmental disabilities including autism. Methodologies include fMRI, EEG, behavioural psychophysics, and eye tracking / pupilometry. Apply here [https://psychology.uwo.ca/graduate/future_students/application_process.html]; deadline 12/05/2019)

Villanova University (Deena Weisberg, Scientific Thinking and Representation Lab; MS student positions in the development of scientific reasoning skills and the development of imaginative cognition Some funding opportunities available through the university General MS Program Information; rolling admissions; deadline for assistantships 3/1/2020)

Human Factors and Engineering Psychology

Texas Tech University (Ph.D in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis on Human Factors Psychology; Accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society) Deadline 01/15/19.

We expect to accept at least 4 graduate students for Fall 2020 admission For more information

Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology

Clemson University (1-2 masters students being recruited to start Fall 2020, working with Marissa Shuffler on funded research projects exploring multiteam systems in high stress contexts (spaceflight, construction, healthcare), as well as team development, leadership, and burnout interventions for healthcare systems and the military. Program and application details can be found at: https://www.clemson.edu/cbshs/departments/psychology/graduate/apply.html. Application Deadline 1/15/20)

Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT) ([http://www.fairfield.edu/iopsych]) (Master of Arts, non-thesis program; focused on career readiness in I/O, organizational research, consulting, HR, and training & development; on-campus classes with close cohort of core faculty and fellow grad students; rolling admissions, typically with a Fall or Spring start; contact program director Kathleen Tomlin with questions)

Missouri University of Science & Technology (Rolla, MO) ([https://psych.mst.edu/graduate/gradpsych/gradpsych01/]) (Thesis and non-thesis tracks; Distance Education and On-campus spots open; MS I/O, Applied Workplace Psychology Certificate, and Statistical Methods in Psychology Certificate options; Early decisions made for qualified candidates by March 1st each year.)

University of Wisconsin - Stout (Menomonie, WI) ([https://www.uwstout.edu/programs/ms-applied-psychology]; Client-focused applied research and data analysis skills with concentrations in I/O psychology, program evaluation, and health, GA positions available; priority deadline 2/1/20)

Neuroscience & Biopsychology

Brock University (Canada) ([https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/psychology/graduate-programs-overview/]; Funded MA student positions in Attention, Aging, Memory, Sleep, Perception, EEG and ERP, fMRI, language, brain injury, neuroendocrinology, face recognition, and more; deadline 12/15/19)

Nova Southeastern University ([https://psychology.nova.edu/graduate/experimental-psychology/index.html]; Experimental Psychology. Email specific professors if interested in working with them. Applications due June of 2020 for a start of August 2020.

Saint Joseph's University (Elizabeth Becker, Neuroendocrinology Lab studies parental effects, aggression, development, epigenetics & ASD ;Application information; deadline 3/1/2020)

Tulane University MS program in Neuroscience; M.S. students take courses relevant to their interests in Neuroscience and related fields. The mission of Tulane's Neuroscience M.S. program is to prepare students for admission to doctoral programs in the neurosciences, careers in neuroscience-related fields, and for admission to medical and other health profession schools. application deadline 6/1/2020; application

University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Lauren Neal, research interests in motivation, emotion, and personality utilizing neurophysiological measures (EEG) Open to other areas of research Lauren Neal's webpage, information on the program can be found here; March 15 deadline; feel free to email with questions/interest)

University of Texas at San Antonio (Alicia Swan, Outcomes following traumatic brain injury among Veterans in partnership with the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs; [http://colfa.utsa.edu/psychology/faculty/alicia_swan]; deadline 03/01/2020)

Saint Joseph's University (Philip Schatz, Neuropsychology Lab studies assessment and management of sport-related concussion, and mild TBI; Application information; deadline 3/1/2020)

University of South Alabama (John Shelley-Tremblay, Human Event-Related Potentials Lab; Dr S-T's web page; [https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/psychology/app_procedures.html Program application, deadline 2/15/20)

University of Western Ontario (Ryan Stevenson, Sensory Perception Research Lab, sensorylab.ca) Fully funded MA with PhD roll over possible. Work will focus on audioviausl integration in healthy adults and children, with possibilities to expand work to children with developmental disabilities including autism. Methodologies include fMRI, EEG, behavioural psychophysics, and eye tracking / pupilometry. Apply here [https://psychology.uwo.ca/graduate/future_students/application_process.html]; deadline 12/05/2019)

Open Area

California State University Northridge, Psychological Science Program (Faculty with interests in all major disciplines in Psychology, including cognitive, developmental, health, psychology & law, social, social cognition; [https://www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/psychology/psychological-science]; see also our separate Clinical Psychology MA program; Psychological Science program deadline 2/1/2020)

Georgia Southern University (faculty with interests in all major disciplines in psychology, including cognitive, developmental, social, learning, personality, religion). Key Info: [ https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/graduate/ ]. Rolling admissions (Admission for Fall only); MS committee begins reviewing applications on approximately February 15th. Accepted students can apply and interview for assistantships on campus on a competitive basis.

Nova Southeastern University, M.S in Experimental Psychology Program (14 faculty with interests in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, evolutionary psychology, perception, applied behavior analysis, and personality [https://psychology.nova.edu/graduate/experimental-psychology/index.html]; application deadline 6/1/2020).

Radford University (M.A. in Experimental Psychology)
The program provides advanced training in research methodology, data analysis, and the core principles of psychology, as well as research opportunities with ten faculty in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and developmental psychology; [https://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology/programs/experimental.html] Application deadline 4/15/2020.

Saint Joseph's University (Jodi Mindell, BEDS lab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia studies sleep patterns and sleep problems in children; Application information; deadline 3/1/2020)

Seton Hall University (Faculty with interests in all major areas of psychology, including cognitive, perception, behavioral neuroscience, developmental, social, cultural, clinical, and I/O psychology; program information; application information; contact DGS for more information (ude.uhs|hoj.yma#ude.uhs|hoj.yma); applications accepted on rolling basis until July 1, priority deadline for assistantships April 1)

Stephen F Austin State University (Faculty with interests in all major areas of psychology, including biological, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, I/O, learning, and social; Program Information; deadline 7/15/2020

University of California - Irvine Department of Psychological Science is currently accepting applications for their post-baccalaureate certificate program [https://ps.soceco.uci.edu/post-bacc-page/post-baccalaureate-program-psychological-science], which is designed for students who already have a bachelor's degree (in psychology or another discipline) and who want to gain psychology-oriented research and/or internship experience (and take additional psychology courses) prior to applying to graduate school. Please note that this is NOT a degree-granting program - but this listing has been added to this master's degree page because the program prepares students for graduate school - and it may be an excellent option for students who may not yet be competitive for the graduate programs they are most interested in. Application deadline is May 22, 2020.

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth(Research in Psychology MA Program. All students are matched with a faculty mentor. Faculty interests in numerous areas, such as aging, emotional development, facial expression, non-verbal behavior, health-risk behaviors in emerging adults, positive psychology including resilience and forgiveness in friendships and romantic relationships, creativity and problem solving); see website for more information; [https://www.umassd.edu/programs/research-psychology-ma/]; Applications for admission into the Research Master’s Program will be reviewed on a rolling basis. However, applications received by May 15 will receive priority in selection for graduate assistantship. Application reviews will begin March 1.

University of Oregon (Prevention Science Program, MEd*/MS)
Training in the design, evaluation, and delivery of interventions aimed at reducing risk and enhancing protective factors in children, youth, and families, and building resilient communities. Research opportunities with 19 faculty from inter-disciplinary backgrounds and diverse research interests. For Fall 2020 enrollment, applications accepted starting January 1, 2020, and on a rolling basis until July 31, 2020. Learn more: [https://education.uoregon.edu/prevsci]
*MEd offered both in Eugene and Portland

University of Western Ontario (Ryan Stevenson, Sensory Perception Research Lab, sensorylab.ca) Fully funded MA with PhD roll over possible. Work will focus on audioviausl integration in healthy adults and children, with possibilities to expand work to children with developmental disabilities including autism. Methodologies include fMRI, EEG, behavioural psychophysics, and eye tracking / pupilometry. Apply here [https://psychology.uwo.ca/graduate/future_students/application_process.html]; deadline 12/05/2019)

Villanova University (faculty with interests in all major disciplines in Psychology, including clinical, cognitive, development, social, perception, personality, neuroscience) Program Information; rolling admissions; deadline for assistantships 3/1/2020

West Texas A&M University (Multiple faculty: Gary Byrd - experimental, Julie Daye & Kenneth Denton – school psychology, Maxine DeButte – neuroscience, Mun Yee Kwan – clinical, Ashley Pinkham – developmental, Danney Rasco - social; 7 to 10 positions available; https://www.wtamu.edu/academics/psychology-graduate-program.aspx; spring deadline December 1, fall priority deadline April 1)

School

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (We have four School Psychology faculty members accepting students: Sarah Conoyer, Greg Everett, Jeremy Jewell, Liz McKenney Most students who complete our Master’s in Clinical Child and School Psychology program then enter our Specialist in School Psychology program We are seeking a cohort of about 10 students https://www.siue.edu/education/psychology/graduate/clinical-child-psychology/index.shtml; deadline 1/15)

West Texas A&M University (Specialist Program in School Psychology; Faculty: Julie Daye & Kenneth Denton; https://www.wtamu.edu/academics/school-of-psychology.aspx; 8 positions available; spring deadline December 1, fall priority deadline April 1)

Social & Personality

Brock University (Canada) ([https://brocku.ca/social-sciences/psychology/graduate-programs-overview/]; Funded MA student positions in personality structure, psychopathy, forensic, well-being, temporal self-appraisals, diversity, gender, intergroup relations, prejudice, social comparisons, close relationships, experience sampling, and more; deadline 12/15/19)

Multiple Universities in Canada (Karen Blair; KLB Research Lab; LGBTQ Psychology, LGBTQ Health, Same-Sex Relationships, Social Support for Relationships, Hate Crimes, Anti-LGBTQ Prejudices, Femmephobia; 1-2 MA/MSc positions available; More Information / Contact: [https://www.drkarenblair.com/students])

Ball State University (Mary Kite & Kelsey Thiem; Kite Lab & Thiem Lab; stereotypes and prejudice, person perception, intersectionality; 10 MA positions available; [https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/cpspc/academic-programs/ma-social-psychology]; 2/1/2020)

California State University, Long Beach (Nicholas P Alt; Social Vision and Social Justice Lab; Perception of Faces and Bodies, Person/People Perception, Intersectionality, Confronting Prejudice, Inter/Intragroup Processes; 1-2 MA positions available; More Information:[http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/psychology/graduate-application/]; 1/15/2020)

California State University, Long Beach (Bradley Pan-Weisz; Social psychological factors contributing to First-Generation-College students' achievement and well-being, Intersectional methods in quantitative research, Concealable stigmatized identities; 1 MA position available; More Information:[http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/psychology/graduate-application/]; 1/15/2020)

California State University, San Bernardino (Miranda M McIntyre; Personality and individual differences, interests, person-environment fit, academic and career choices, gender differences, STEM education; 1-2 MA positions available for Fall 2020, spring quarter admission will also be considered; Program information; due March 2020)

Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA) (https://www.nickholtzman.com/); quant/social/personality lab about individual differences in morally-relevant socially-aversive traits like narcissism; [ https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/graduate/ ]. Admission for Fall 2020; priority deadline is 15 Feb 2020, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Accepted students can apply and interview for positions on campus (e.g., being a TA for research methods sequence) which yields tuition-remission plus pay. POC strongly encouraged to apply.

Montana State University (Benajmin Oosterhoff; Montana Positive Youth Development Lab; adolescent development, civic engagement, political attitudes, adolescent ageism, health and well-being, advanced statistical modeling This is an interdisciplinary program and students will receive specialized training in developmental and social psychology; apply here [http://www.montana.edu/psychology/gradprogram/application.html]; deadline 1/01/20)

Rutgers University-Camden (Andrew A Abeyta, Social Psychology Lab; meaning in life/well-being, nostalgia, social belonging, religion, psychological adjustment of first-generation/minority college students; [https://psychology.camden.rutgers.edu/graduate/]; rolling deadline)

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