Psychology (M.S.)

Overview

As a contemporary science and applied profession, psychology represents a rational and systematic attempt to understand human behavior by studying the processes of development, perception, learning, motivation and thinking, and the relationship of these processes both to the physiological and social functioning of humans and animals. The Department has 5 programs of study leading to a PhD in Psychology, as well as a terminal master’s program in Addictions Counseling.

Master of Science (MS) in Psychology

Areas of Study

  • Applied Social Psychology (GRE not required for Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 admissions)
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Psychology (GRE not required for Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 admissions)
  • Counseling Psychology (GRE not required for Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 admissions)
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology (GRE not required for Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 admissions)

Next Steps

Requirements

Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid