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Psychology Graduate Programs

The Psychology Department offers M.A., M.S., Ed.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology.

We offer concentration areas within these degrees in order to offer specialized training to our students.

Refer to the following links for specific program information and application procedures.

Application deadlines are listed at the right.

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (M.A.) Application Deadline January 5th

DEVELOPMENTAL (M.A., M.A./Ph.D.) Application Deadline January 5th

INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL (M.S., M.A., M.A./Ph.D.) Application Deadline January 5th

NEUROSCIENCE & BEHAVIOR (M.A., M.A./Ph.D.) Application Deadline January 5th

SCHOOL (M.S., Ed.S.) Application Deadline is December 15th

SOCIAL/PERSONALITY (M.A.) Application Deadline January 5th

COGNITIVE (M.A.) Application Deadline January 5th

 

THE ON-LINE APPLICATION FOR PSYCHOLOGY IS AVAILABLE STARTING SEPTEMBER 30th.

https://apply.unomaha.edu/select-application.php

FOR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON GRADUATE ADMISSION PROCEDURES VISIT:

http://www.unomaha.edu/graduate/admission_faq.php

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR THE ON-LINE APPLICATION INCLUDE:

 

  • 1 official transcripts from each college attended should be sent to
    University of Nebraska at Omaha
    Office of Graduate Studies, EAB  203
    6001 Dodge Street
    Omaha, NE  68182
  • Date GRE was taken and scores, if received. Have your GRE scores sent to UNO Gradute Studies - school code #6420.
  • Statement of Purpose (PDF) (at top of Statement, write the Program Area to which you are applying) your statement should include: your purpose in applying for graduate study, your particular area of specialization within the major field, your plans for future occupation or profession, and any additional information that may aid the selection committee in evaluating your preparation and your aptitude for graduate study. You should specifically address your goals and objectives in pursuing graduate study.
  • Writing Sample (PDF)
  • Resume (PDF)
  • 3 letters of recommendation (request emailed to recommenders by UNO)

The on-line application system will give you 30 days to complete the application from the time you begin. You can save your work and go back to it for up to 30 days, but the information will be erased after the 30 days are over. However, letters of recommendation and GRE scores can be submitted after the online application is complete, as long as it is before the program deadline posted above.

The online system will email the letter of recommendation form to the recommenders, so please tell them to expect an email from UNO, because it may end up in their spam mailbox.

Financial aid for graduate students is available from a variety of sources. These include Teaching Assistantships (which include tuition) and a stipend of $1,221.90 monthly paid from August - May. Research Assistantships (which include tuition) and a stipend-TBD, and contract work conducted by faculty in private consulting roles. In all, approximately 50% of active graduate students receive financial aid. Teaching Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis based on GPA and GRE scores. Research Assistantships and contract work are awarded by the individual faculty members who administer the projects.