Department of Psychology College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Psychology College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
83%
17%
student ratio
223
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
39%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Human Services Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Applied Developmental Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Industrial Organizational Psychology Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 410
    • Accepted 161
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 91
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students223
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students223
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty68
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPrevention and treatment of behavior problems, early intervention, cultural contexts, applications to education, behavioral medicine
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,256,420

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Christopher Murphy

Chair

Phone: 410-455-2415
Fax: 410-455-1055
Email: chmurphy@umbc.edu

Ms. Nicole Mooney

Program Management Specialist

Phone: 410-455-2567
Fax: 410-455-1055
Email: psycdept@umbc.edu


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