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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

MS Typical Timeline

The Master's program is designed as a full time program, and is typically completed in 2 years (3 classes per semester). Classes are typically stacked on the same days to allow students time to perform data collection on the remaining days. Most students will take courses and perform research on a timeline like the following:

First Fall
5113 Professional Ethics & Standards
5213 Research Design
6113 Psychological Measurement

First Spring
5413 Inferential Statistics
6913 Independent Study
One class from 5303-5393 (content classes)

First Summer
6913 Independent Study
Prepare & Defend Thesis Proposal

Second Fall
6213 Correlation & Regression
One class from 5303-5393 (content classes)
6983 Masters Thesis hours

Second Spring
One class from 5303-5393 (content classes)
6983 Masters Thesis Hours

Note: Students doing the non-thesis option replace their Thesis hours with an additional content class and internship hours.

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