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Georgia Southern University

Program in Psychology

Statesboro, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University / Program in Psychology is located in Statesboro, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychology
Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Terminal exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (if no undergraduate degree in psychology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Clinical qualifying exam, practicum, internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
31
Accepted
18
Enrolled
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, introductory courses in psychology and statistics, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (if no undergraduate degree in psychology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25; 3 letters of reference; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.48%
Black or African American 3.28%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.56%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 1
Male (10)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, teaching and psychology, social judgment and behavior, psychology of religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8041
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Nielsen
Graduate Director
Email: mnielsen@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5539
Fax: 912-478-0751