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Program in Experimental Psychology Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Nova Southeastern University

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Private
  • Suburban
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 15
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 60%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University's Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences is one of the institution's 18 schools, colleges, and centers. NSU currently serves more than 28,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in disciplines ranging from osteopathic medicine, oceanography, and business to early childhood education, computer science, and psychology. The 300-acre main campus is located near the cultural hubs of Fort Lauderdale and Miami, which exposes students to unlimited opportunities for personal and professional growth. Students are part of a campus community and an international network of more than 143,000 alumni.

Master of Science in Experimental Psychology Program

The Master of Science in Experimental Psychology degree program provides students with strong academic foundations in the theories and concepts of experimental psychology. Through focused coursework and the experience of mentored independent research, students are equipped with comprehensive skills in scientific inquiry and research methodology. These skills may prepare students for admission into doctoral programs in psychology or for career opportunities that include teaching and research in industrial, government, private consulting, health care, and community settings.

This program is geared toward students who have excelled as undergraduate psychology majors (or occasionally, minors), and who are interested in pursuing psychological research. Classes are held on NSU's main campus in a seminar format that promotes educational growth in a supportive environment.

Small classes maximize learning opportunities. College faculty members offer a wide variety of professional backgrounds and research expertise. Students have access to professional academic advising, tutoring, study skills support, career counseling, and thesis advisement. Guest lecturers and faculty members share their expertise in the Distinguished Speakers Series, and the Faculty Lecture Series, while students may participate in the Psychology Graduate Research Series.

To learn more about the overall University and what is offered, students can also view videos on Nova's YouTube channel.

Location & Contact

Program in Experimental Psychology

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
United States

Dr. Glenn Scheyd

Associate Professor/Assistant Director, Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 954-262-7991

Isabelle De Castro

Graduate Program Enrollment Coordinator

Phone: 954-262-8361

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Experimental Psychology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 15
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in psychology (if bachelor's degree not in psychology)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJune 30
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students15
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino47%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStress and cognitive processes, memory, neuroscience, autism, behavior analysis, evolutionary psychology, interpersonal perception, biological effects of sleep and sleep deprivation, human psychophysiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported




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