Department of Psychology at Illinois State University


Graduate Sequence in Developmental Psychology

Welcome to the Developmental Psychology sequence, Department of Psychology, at Illinois State University. On our website, you will find a wealth of information about the sequence, including faculty, students, facilities, course requirements, and contact information so we can answer any questions you may have. There is also an application information website.

The Developmental Psychology sequence provides preparation in lifespan development using a distinctly ecological and interdisciplinary approach. The curriculum offers in-depth exposure to developmental theories, methodologies, and applications. The sequence offers a two-year master's degree in Psychology.

Students may choose a predoctoral focus designed to prepare them for advanced graduate study and academic careers. Students may select an applied focus designed to prepare them for careers in a diverse array of community settings that provide human services requiring training in developmental psychology.