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General Experimental Masters of Science in Psychology

The General Experimental Masters program produces masters-level psychologists with general knowledge of psychology in various content areas, research methodologies and theoretical formulations. Based on a mentor model, the program of study, training and thesis are supervised by one or more faculty members.

The General Experimental program does not prepare or qualify the student for a license in the State of Michigan as a clinical psychologist. It accommodates students preparing for doctoral programs or seeking career advancement in a basic or applied research area.

The deadline for Fall GE MS applications is FEBRUARY 1.

The Graduate Admissions Application Code for the General Experimental Masters Program is PSY

Program Information

Admission information

  • EMU Graduate Catalog Admission Information (Note: Most recent changes may not be reflected in the catalog. Please refer to departmental materials for accurate information.)
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All international transcripts must be evaluated by Educational Perspectives (EP), including all Canadian transcripts.

Additional information for international students can be found at:                                                                http://www.emich.edu/graduate/admissions/applicationprocess/international.php

All applicants to the Graduate School with non-U.S. post secondary credentials must submit an evaluation of their credentials to EMU. Educational Perspectives (EP) is the credential evaluation service that provides evaluations of international educational credentials for applicants to EMU.

  • Order the "Detailed" report (course by course evaluation) for $135.00.
  • The evaluation takes five business days from when the EP application, payment and all of the documents needed for an evaluation, are received at EP. EP will then send the evaluation to you and EMU upon completion.
  • Visit EMU's EP site: www.edperspective.org/emich for details on how to submit the evaluation request and obtain an EP application form. This evaluation will be used to determine if you are eligible for admission to EMU, if your non-U.S. institution is recognized, and what your U.S.-equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) is.

The Psychology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344