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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Psychology

Charlotte, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Psychology is located in Charlotte, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health psychology
(Graduate Certificate) Cognitive science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship (clinical health students only)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

196
Applied
24
Accepted
16
Enrolled
12%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements At least 18 hours of coursework in psychology including introductory psychology and research methods, undergraduate course in statistics, transcripts of all academic work attempted since high school including evidence of the completion of a bachelor's degree, at least three references, personal statement, resume or curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Enrolled and in good standing in a graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte, or have minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate courses

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.81%
Black or African American 14.86%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.05%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
440,921

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Heggestad
Interim Chair
Phone: 704-687-1315