97
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis or comprehensive exam (for psychology - clinical); thesis (for psychology - research)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

96
Applied
52
Accepted
39
Enrolled
54%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
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: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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

97
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.22%
Black or African American 4.12%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.15%
Unknown 2.06%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (8)
Male (14)
Female (14)

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:
344,000

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