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Missouri State University

Department of Psychology

Springfield, MO

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Missouri State University

Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Psychology is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Industrial/organizational psychology
Master of Science (MS) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Science (MS) Experimental psychology
(Certificate) Forensic child psychology
Master of Science (MS) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

127
Applied
22
Accepted
21
Enrolled
17%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25 in major, 3.0 overall; 20 hours of course work in psychology

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 March 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 3.03%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.58%
Unknown 1.52%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 4
Male (18)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Work-family conflict, child forensic psychology, sports psychology, body image assessment, visual learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Deal
Department Head
Email: psychology@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-5797
Fax: 417-836-8330