Psychology M.S.

Explore Psychology's Endless Possibilities

Pursue advanced studies in the science of psychology and its practical applications with a Master of Arts in Psychology at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Our curriculum provides broad training across the major areas of psychology including social, cognitive, developmental and neuroscience, as well as research design and analysis. Additionally, students are able to focus their studies in specialty areas. Students are able to complete either a thesis track to develop skills in conducting independent research or an internship track where they can gain hands-on experience in areas such as college teaching, working with human services, running research studies, or working in student services.

Prepare for a Challenging, Rewarding Career

Insight into human behavior is valuable to many industries. Further tailor your curriculum in UHCL's Master of Science in Psychology to your interests and goals with optional concentrations in human factors, behavioral neuroscience and applied social issues. Skills from our program apply to careers in social services, non-profits, government, student services, research, community college teaching or to future doctoral study.
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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.



Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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  UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
 

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Psychology M.S. Faculty

Kim Case
Kim Case

Kim Case

Professor of Women's Studies and Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3338
Email: caseki@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.19

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Beth Hentges
Beth Hentges

Beth Hentges

Department Chair of Psychology and Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3308
Email: hentges@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.05

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Angela Kelling
Angela Kelling

Angela Kelling

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3488
Email: KellingA@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor 1307-08

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Nicholas Kelling

Nicholas Kelling

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3443
Email: kelling@uhcl.edu
Office: B1508

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David Malin
David Malin

David H. Malin

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3339
Email: malin@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.12

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Georgina Moreno
Georgina Moren

Georgina Moreno

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3384
Email: morenog@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #24

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Amanda Johnston
Amanda Johnston

Amanda Johnston

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3393
Email: johnston@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.14

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Desdamona Rios
Desdamona Rios

Desdamona Rios

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3457
Email: rios@uhcl.edu
Office:  Bayou 2121.06

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Nicholas Shaman
Nicholas Shaman

Nicholas Shaman

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3386
Email: Shaman@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #26

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Steven Sutherland
Steven Sutherland

Steven Sutherland

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3474
Email: sutherland@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.17

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Christine Walther
Christine Walther

Christine Walther

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3463
Email: walther@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.02

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Chris Ward
Christopher Ward

Christopher P. Ward

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3303
Email: wardchris@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.03

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