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Why earn a Master's Degree in Psychology at Hunter College?


Some reasons you may want to choose our program:

  • To be sure of your chosen field of study before applying to a doctoral programs in psychology.
  • To strengthen your application for doctoral programs by getting valuable research experience, adding to your knowledge base, and/or improving your grades. 
    • This program's required empirical MA thesis is valued by PhD programs as it bears on an applicant's research potential.
  • The research skills acquired through the program's MA thesis are valued in a variety of fields that make use of and conduct behavioral research. These include social service non-profit organizations, as well as marketing, and advertising companies. 
  • Because having the degree will give you a raise, promotion, or allow you to apply to new jobs. 
  • To expand your knowledge in an area that interests you. 


For more information about the General Psychology or the Animal Behavior & Conservation M.A. programs at Hunter College, please contact:

Interim Graduate Advisor: Nicolina Steinoff, M.A.