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St John's University · St John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Entry requirements

In addition to the general requirements for admission to graduate study in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students applying to the M.A. Psychology program should have completed a minimum of 24 credits in psychology, including Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods. You must also submit two papers from psychology courses, one a laboratory paper and the other a term paper, and submit satisfactory GRE scores.

You should make up any undergraduate deficiencies prior to starting the program, but may be able to make up certain deficiencies within the first year of graduate work. Credit toward the degree will not be awarded for any courses used to satisfy undergraduate deficiencies.

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

The M.A. in Psychology at St. John's University provides students with a broad background of psychological knowledge and tools as preparation for more advanced work in the field. The program is heavily research-oriented providing you with a solid foundation to pursue many other fields of inquiry.

Courses for the M.A. are offered in the evening, allowing for part-time attendance toward completion of the degree. Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis.

Fees and funding

You may apply for graduate assistantships both within the Psychology department and throughout the University. These positions offer tuition remission and, typically, a stipend. You can find more information about graduate assistantships on the page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
2 years months

Course contact details

Robert Medrano