22
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Psychology is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychological science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Thesis, field experience, or competency exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
25
Accepted
10
Enrolled
86%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, course in statistics, 9 undergraduate credit hours in psychology, supplemental form with personal goals statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Kathryn M. Potoczak
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
Email: kmpoto@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1657
Fax: 717-477-4057