Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences College of Sciences and Arts Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
45
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Cognitive Science And Human Factors Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Applied Science Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 0
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (applied cognitive science and human factors program only), statement of purpose, official transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, official transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (recommended score 90 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, adjunct instructor positions

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Full-time Percentage36%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCognitive engineering and decision-making, human-centered design, individual differences in human performance, STEM education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$280,705

Location & Contact

Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences

College of Sciences and Arts
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Susan Amato-Henderson

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2536
Fax: 906-487-2468
Email: slamato@mtu.edu

Carol Wingerson

Senior Staff Assistant

Phone: 906-487-2327
Fax: 906-487-2463
Email: gradadms@mtu.edu


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