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Mississippi State University

Department of Psychology

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Psychology is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied psychology Clinical
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied psychology Cognitive science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied psychology Clinical
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied psychology Cognitive science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, comprehensive written and oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
26%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 on last two years of undergraduate courses
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Proficiency in at least 1 computer language, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 477
TOEFL IBT score: 53
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 4.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Personality type, alcoholism, blindness and low vision, mental retardation, language comprehension
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,418,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 6161
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Mitchell E. Berman
Professor and Head
Email: mberman@psychology.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3202
Fax: 662-325-7212

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