At Ball State University, we offer rich academic and applied experiences tailored to your professional goals. Our psychology faculty includes six Fellows of the American Psychological Association and other national and international leaders in the field. Many students are able to find assistantships to help with funding.
The following Ball State psychology graduate programs are recognized for strong faculty-student mentoring and inclusion of students in research opportunities:
This program provides training consistent with the scientist-practitioner model and includes a foundation in abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and assessment. The primary mission is to prepare students for doctoral study by offering quality instruction in the science of psychology and opportunities to conduct psychological research.
This program provides extensive training in cognitive psychology, social psychology, statistics, and research models. The primary mission is to prepare students for doctoral study by offering quality instruction in the science of psychology and opportunities to conduct psychological research.
Contact: Stephanie Simon-Dack
The Sport and Exercise Psychology master's specialization is designed to help students develop a thorough understanding of the psychological principles related to sport and motor performance. This objective is achieved through classroom study, research and practicum experiences. The program prepares students for placement in doctoral programs and applied internships. The program has faculty who are active in grant work and research and are certified by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology.
Blending tradition and innovation,
our programs in school psychology guide you in the
discovery of how and why individuals learn through the
study of development, memory, learning, and cognition
in educational settings. This program is jointly accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
School psychology is a professional discipline with the objective of
enhancing the psychological and educational well-being of children,
adolescents, adults, and families through the provision of empirically
derived assessment, consultation, prevention, and intervention services.
The doctoral program’s coursework, research, experiences, practica, and
internships afford candidates the competencies to work in school,
private practice, mental health, hospital, and academic settings. This program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and has been recognized as having more graduates in higher education than any other school psychology program in the United States.
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