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Suffolk University

Department of Psychology

Boston, MA

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Suffolk University

Overview

Suffolk University / Department of Psychology is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mental health counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
(Certificate) College admission counseling
Master of Science (MS) School counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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 Practicum, internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Required
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

249
Applied
63
Accepted
17
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume

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
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 3.28%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.92%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Assessing exposure in the context of a family-based cognitive behavioral treatment for pediatric OCD, a mindfulness approach to designing and testing the efficacy of a new sexual revictimization prevention program for college women, olfaction and decision-making in substance-dependent individuals, the role of experiential avoidance in Generalized Anxiety Disorder, ego development as a predictor of dogmatism and intolerance in the political right and left
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108-2770
United States
Contact Dr. Amy Marks
Chairperson
Email: akmarks@suffolk.edu
Phone: 617-573-8017

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