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Degrees Offered 

  • M.A. in Psychology
  • M.S. in Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Psychology
  • * Please Note - Program is Ph.D. track, we do not offer a terminal M.A. degree, though students earn the M.A. en route to Ph.D. M.S. Please see department

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required: 

  • GRE 
  • GRE Advanced Psychology test is recommended but not required.


  • Fall - December 1
  • *Applications accepted for Fall ONLY for New Admissions
  • Fall, Spring, Summer for students progressing from M.A. to Ph.D.

Areas of Interest:

  • Applied Psychology - M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences - M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Clinical Psychology (Adult/Child) - M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Counseling Psychology - M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Departmental Contact Information 

Ms. Constance Kleven 


Life Sciences II Room 281A
Mailcode - 6502
Carbondale, IL; 62901

For complete details - Visit the Psychology Web page

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Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.