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Graduate Programs

The Department of Psychology offers the following graduate degrees:

  • doctorate in school psychology
  • specialist in school psychology
  • master's in clinical-counseling psychology
  • master's in psychology, with graduate sequences in:
    • cognitive and behavioral sciences
    • developmental psychology
    • industrial/organizational-social psychology
    • quantitative psychology.

 

The graduate curriculum focuses on specific fields of psychology. Students are encouraged to conduct research under the guidance of our faculty members. Besides the graduate curriculum, students are required to complete a clinical-counseling capstone project, master's thesis, or dissertation. Our graduates qualify for state licensing examinations for private practice or may enter the workforce, or pursue advanced degrees or academic careers. If you have any questions about our graduate programs contact the coordinator for the specific program or sequence.

 

For information about the average GPA and GRE General Test scores, see the Graduate Admission Statistics for applicants who accepted admission to the graduate programs in Psychology. Contact the Graduate Programs Office at psygrad@ilstu.edu if you have questions about the application process or admission.

Meet The Faculty

Our faculty members teach undergraduate and graduate courses, are actively involved in research in several fields of psychology, and are successful in procuring federal and state grants. The faculty routinely submit articles that are published in national journals and are authors of many books, including textbooks. Click here to learn more about our faculty members.

For more information about our programs, click the links below. To schedule a campus visit or to apply, see the Admissions website.