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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Program in Psychology

Chattanooga, TN

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Overview

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / Program in Psychology is located in Chattanooga, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Research psychology
Master of Science (MS) Industrial/organizational psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Comprehensive exam or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
32
Accepted
25
Enrolled
38%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 on all undergraduate coursework or 3.0 in senior year

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 July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Decision processes, philosophical psychology, memory, social cognition, employee selection
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
44,854

Location & Contact

Address Department 2803
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
United States
Contact Dr. Brian O'Leary
Department Head
Email: brian-o'leary@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-4283
Fax: 423-425-4284