MSPS | Master of Science in Psychological Science

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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: Grace Goodwin

    Grace Goodwin is this year’s recipient of the Graduate Award for Excellence in Psychological Science for her outstanding performance in research, academics and professional development in the Master of Science in Psychological Science program.

Message from the Director

Caroline Tancredy

Each student in the Master of Science in Psychological Science program engages the enterprise of discovery through science. Over the course of two years, our students develop their research interests in collaboration with our renowned faculty; deepen their knowledge of specialized topics in psychology; and enhance their analytical skills through advanced quantitative coursework.