MSPS | Master of Science in Psychological Science

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  • MSPS Grads
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  • Chris Crawford
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The Master of Science in Psychological Science Degree at Illinois prepares emerging scholars  for doctoral level work or jobs in industry through engagement in advanced coursework, collaborative research with world renown scholars, and professional development targeted to master's students goals.


  • Student Spotlight: Caroline (Carly) Graham

    Carly began her undergraduate career studying psychology and ended it with a focus on human culture and gender with a double major in anthropology and gender studies. Her focus at that time was on advocacy for survivors of domestic violence.  After graduation, she at

Message from the Director

Caroline Tancredy

People often aspire to make a difference—to do something that helps people or makes the world a better place. It might sound a bit cliché to say, “I want to make the world a better place,” but it’s important to recognize that the desire to make a difference through science reflects an ability to identify the needs of others, the will to address those needs, and the integrity to find credible answers. The MSPS program aims to equip students with the tools to make a difference through scientific inquiry.