Explore Psychology's Endless Possibilities
Pursue advanced studies in the science of psychology and its practical applications with a Master of Science 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.
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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.
- Psychology M.S.
ApplicationApply online through GoApplyTexas.org for admission to the University of Houston-Clear Lake as a graduate student.
- 3.5 GPA obtain in the last 60 hours
- If below a 3.5 GPA, use the Admission Formula:
- (Last 60 GPA X 24) + Verbal GRE Score + Quantitative GRE Score = 350 or above we admit
- GRE Requirements:
- For Fall 2022 only, the GRE will be waived. The GRE waiver will be automatically applied after successful submission of the admission application.
- If the last 60-hour GPA is below a 3.5, student admission files will be sent to the program for individual review. Students may still submit a GRE and use the admission formula to gain acceptance into the program.
- If planning to apply for a future semester, the GRE may be waived with a 3.5 GPA obtained in the last 60 credit hours or hold a doctorate degree.
- If required, General GRE Exam, www.gre.org.
- UHCL GRE Code: 6916
TranscriptsStudents should submit official transcripts from every college or university attended to the University of Houston-Clear Lake, Office of Admissions or International Admissions.
Please review New Student Admissions in the Graduate Catalog under Transcripts and Records Information to learn how to submit an official college transcript to UHCL.
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.Psychology, M.S.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.
The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Final - April 1
Document Deadline - April 15
Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022
Final - October 1
Document Deadline - October 15
Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - August 01, 2022
Final - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022
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
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
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