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Florida International University

Department of Psychology

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Psychology is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Legal psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Legal psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental science
Master of Science (MS) Counseling psychology
Master of Science (MS) Developmental science
Master of Science (MS) Organizational psychology
Master of Science (MS) Behavioral analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

290
Applied
61
Accepted
50
Enrolled
21%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, resume, letter of intent, two writing samples, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

175
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 42.86%
Black or African American 6.29%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.71%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

93
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 48
Male (34)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Legal psychology, organizational and industrial psychology, child behavior psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Jeremy Pettit
Interim Chair
Email: jeremy.pettit@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-1671
Fax: 305-348-3646