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Social/Personality Psychology


The deadline for completed applications for the

Social/Personality Graduate Program is January 5th.


If you want to apply for the MA with a concentration in Social/Personality Psychology ,

you will apply using the Master's application form:



The Social/Personality Psychology faculty offer courses and research training, which lead to a Master of Arts degree. Faculty members have expertise in organizational behavior, social justice, group processes, attitudes, stereotyping and prejudice, social cognition, as well as statistics and research design. Our primary goal is to prepare students for doctoral studies. Ample laboratory space is available to faculty and students for both group and individual-subject research. Excellent computer facilities and a large research library are also available.


Master of Arts (M.A.)

A 30-hour research-oriented curriculum includes the following courses:

Proseminar in Social Psychology

Proseminar in Personality Psychology

Social and Personality Development

Statistics I & II (Multiple Regression & ANOVA)



Financial Support

Graduate assistantships provide a stipend and a full tuition waiver. Other awards based on academic qualifications and financial need are available. Financial support of thesis research is also competitively awarded.