Submit a professional statement that addresses the following topics.
Why are you interested in our psychological sciences master’s program? And why would this program be a good fit for you?
What do you plan to do immediately after the completion of your master's degree, and what are your long-term career goals?
Describes research projects you have worked on and indicate whether each study was an independent research project, a senior thesis, a faculty project that you assisted with, etc. In addition, briefly describe the skills you acquired through your work.
Diversity Experience and Interests
Describe how your experiences and/or interests would contribute to fostering diversity in our MA program. What opportunities have you had working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings?
Describe how you would function and communicate effectively and respectfully when interacting with people whose cultural beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds differ from your own.
Student-Faculty Research Match
Identify and rank between one and three professors with whom you would like to conduct research.
Briefly, indicate why you ranked the professor(s) the way you did.
Although your responses will not commit you to a specific lab or topic, the graduate admissions committee will use the information you provide to evaluate your fit with the program. To verify that faculty members are currently accepting graduate student in their labs, check their websites or contact them directly.
What research topic(s) might you like to pursue a thesis or independent research project in our master's program?
Please discuss possible research questions and populations of interest.
Please describe any additional qualifications that may not be obvious from your transcripts or other materials that you believe would be beneficial to your application to our program.