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University of Southern Mississippi

School of Psychology

Hattiesburg, MS

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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / School of Psychology is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend 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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

218
Applied
42
Accepted
33
Enrolled
19%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychopathology, alcohol and drug abuse, child clinical psychology, parenting, suicide, career/vocational, marine mammal, cognition, psychological psychology, behavioral interventions, positive psychology, anger/aggression, diversity issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5025
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Joe Olmi
Chair
Email: d.olmi@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-5693
Fax: 601-266-5580