Department of Psychology at Illinois State University
Students who earn this degree will be well prepared to enter careers as consultants in business and industry, data analysts in research centers, or teachers in community colleges. Moreover, the completion of this program will provide an excellent graduate level foundation in research method, design, and statistics to help prepare students to pursue a doctoral degree in the social sciences. In the years since the inception of the Quantitative Graduate Sequence, many students have completed their degrees, gone on to doctoral study, and moved into a wide range of rewarding academic and applied careers including:
While at Illinois State University, students work with faculty on research, generate their own projects, and frequently present their work at national, international, regional, and state conferences. Our students also publish their original works in a wide range of academic journals. Illinois State University further supports the professional activities of our students through its annual Graduate Research Symposium. To support the applied goals of our students, professional apprenticeships in a variety of community agencies, as well as apprenticeships in college teaching, are available.
By following the link below you will learn about the students currently enrolled in the sequence. You will also learn about the graduates of our program — their professional activities, projects, further degrees, and careers.
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