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University of South Florida

Department of Psychology

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Psychology is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Infant-family mental health
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychological sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Cognition, neuroscience and social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Industrial-organizational psychology
(Graduate Certificate) Data analysis (psychology)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MA Psychological Sciences: GRE 151V, 150Q, 4.0W
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam a GRE Score Report with a strong preference for GRE V and Q scores each at the 50th percentile or better
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship may be required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

355
Applied
11
Accepted
10
Enrolled
3%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MA Psychological Sciences: GRE 151V, 150Q, 4.0W
Master's Degree Requirements MA Psychological Sciences: Undergraduate Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods classes are required; 1000 word statement; three letters of recommendation; two examples of professional or academic writing. MA Psychology - admission through Ph.D. program
Doctoral Degree Exam A GRE Score Report with a strong preference for GRE V and Q scores each at the 50th percentile or better
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose; Research Interests and Faculty Matches Form (http://psychology.usf.edu/forms/ResearchInterest.aspx); 3 letters of recommendation; GPA worksheet (http://www.grad.usf.edu/inc/linked-files/gpa.pdf)

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 2.47%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.23%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical, cognitive, neuroscience, social, and industrial/organizational
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,243,215

Location & Contact

Address 4202 E. Fowler Avenue PCD4118G
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Toru Shimizu
Chairperson
Email: shimizu@usf.edu
Phone: 813-9740352
Fax: 813-9744617

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