Psychologist (MS*)


A psychologist studies and evaluates behavior and mental processes. They can work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools and private practices.

*Note: Many psychologists continue on to a PhD

Suggested Major**:

Psychology or other

**Note: no particular major is required for this program. Recommendation is based on major courses in common with program requirements.

Required Courses***:

Often no specific course requirements

***Note: course requirements differ slightly by institution (pay particular attention to math and organic chemistry requirements). Be sure to check the requirements of the schools you are interested in applying to.

Additional requirements:

  • GRE
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Application materials: for help with the application process, consider enrolling in the Medical Careers Pipeline of courses and contacting Lisa Wallace ( our Director of Career Services. 

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