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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Psychology

North Dartmouth , MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Department of Psychology is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Autism studies
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology - research
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology - applied behavioral analysis
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology - clinical
(Post-Master's Certificate) Psychology - applied behavioral analysis

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended, not required)
Thesis Required for some
Thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
52
Accepted
32
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th July 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended, not required)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts. Clinical Psych requires acknowdgement of conditions of a competency/fitness and full participation policy
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 3.3%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.3%
Unknown 2.2%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 7
Male (11)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health inequities, language and cognitive development, interethnic dating and marriage, executive function and implicit learning in deaf children, behavioral medicine,
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
188,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Mahzad Hojjat
Graduate Program Director, Research Psychology
Email: mhojjat@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8951

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