138
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Psychology is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human services psychology Human services psychology
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Industrial/organizational psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Human services psychology Applied behavioral analysis

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 12

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
31
Accepted
20
Enrolled
19%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

138
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.97%
Black or African American 7.97%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown 1.45%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time (25)
Part-time (22)
Male (25)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Prevention and treatment of behavior problems, early intervention, cultural contexts, applications to education, behavioral medicine
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Murphy
Chair
Email: chmurphy@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2415
Fax: 410-455-1055