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Hofstra University

Programs in Psychology

Hempstead, NY

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Hofstra University

Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Psychology is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied organizational psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Psychology (Psy D) School-community psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 25
Other Advanced Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Internship, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (psychology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1st year qualifying examination, 2nd year research project, successful practicum/externship placements, written presentation and successful oral defense of dissertation, completion of full-time internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

314
Applied
142
Accepted
60
Enrolled
45%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, essay, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (psychology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, interview, essay, curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

223
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.21%
Black or African American 2.24%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 0.45%
Unknown 3.14%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Coping with job stress; schizophrenia; positive clinical psychology; treatments (including virtual reality based) for phobias, trauma, and PTSD; scientific reasoning in children and adults
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Craig Johnson
Chairperson
Email: craig.a.johnson@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-5636

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