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Animal Behavior & Conservation - MA

Program Overview:

Degree Offered: MA (36 credits)
Fall Application Deadline: April 1
Spring Application Deadline: Not Applicable
Graduate Advisor: Prof. Diana Reiss
Contact Information: dreiss@hunter.cuny.edu

212-650-3432

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1  to be considered for Fall admission.

Admission Requirements:

You must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission.  Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0.
  • Generally a minimum of 12 credits of undergraduate courses in psychology, including one course in statistics and one laboratory course in experimental psychology; however students who have a high undergraduate grade point average and high GRE scores but lack full psychology background may apply for admission. Such students may be required to take preparatory statistics and experimental courses.
  • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional sources.
  • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words describing your objectives in undertaking graduate study. In reviewing applications, considerable importance is placed on the applicant’s interest in and commitment to advanced study and professional development.
  • GREs are not required for this program.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the TOEFL/IELTS. The following minimum scores must be obtained:
      • TOEFL iBT: 80/ Paper Based Test: 550/ Computer Administered Test: 213
      • IELTS: 6.5 Overall Band Score

Additional Information:

For additional program information, visit the Psychology Department website.

ATTENTION:

 

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the graduate admissions team is working remotely

Please direct all inquiries via

Email: gradadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu ; Telephone (212) 396-6049

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 10:00AM-5:00PM

Friday 10:00AM-3:00PM


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