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Wayne State University

Department of Psychology

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Psychology is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social personality
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Training assignments

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

478
Applied
54
Accepted
39
Enrolled
11%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate upper-division cumulative GPA of 3.0, courses in psychology and statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's, master's, or other advanced degree; at least twelve credits in psychology with minimum GPA of 3.0; courses in laboratory psychology and statistical methods in psychology; at least three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.3%
Black or African American 4.38%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.92%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral neuroscience, cognitive/neuroscience of development and aging research, children, adolescents, and family research, cognition research, emotion research, health psychology research, homelessness and poverty research, memory research, neuropsychology research, personality/cognition, relationships research, substance use and abuse research, workplace adaptation, well-being and evaluation research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Boris Baltes PhD
Chair/Professor
Email: b.baltes@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-2803