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Graduate students outside of Maryland pay in-state tuition.

UB is now offering in-state tuition to graduate students who live in Washington, D.C.; Northern Virginia (Arlington, Loudon, Fairfax and Prince William counties and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park); Pennsylvania (Adams, York and Lancaster counties); and all Delaware counties.

Immerse yourself in the exciting, intriguing field of psychology, helping individuals or organizations overcome problems and pursue healthy lives.

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology program allows you to choose from one of two concentrations: Counseling Psychology or Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Program contacts:

Courtney Gasser , director, Counseling Psychology Concentration
Thomas Mitchell, director, Industrial and Organizational Psychology Concentration

Other programs offered by the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences:

Psychology Spotlights 

PTCMW competition  2017

Industrial-Organizational Psychology graduate student Jay Souder (2nd from the right) and his teammates from other universities (pictured) took 1st place in the Personnel Testing Council Metropolitan Washington's annual graduate consulting competition held on Nov. 8, 2017 at George Washington University.

Stephen Shaul

Counseling Psychology graduate student Stephen Shaul's presentation won recognition as one of two best posters at the annual convention for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (MAC-ACBS), held October 13-14 in Arlington, VA.


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On Oct. 10, 2017, psychology students (from l. to r.) El Schoepf (grad), Kathleen Phelps (undergrad), Carol Abraham (grad) and Shakeya Miller (undergrad) attended APACampusCONNECT, a live webinar held at UB to help psychology students network with other students both on campus and at other participating campuses across the region.


RED Talks

On Feb. 22, 2017, three applied psychology graduate students presented at RED Talks, a campus-wide research series sponsored by Langsdale Library. Pictured above is Tannaz Rahman who gave a talk on “Learning and conservation at the National Aquarium." The other presenters (not pictured) were Stephen Shaul who presented on “Mediational effects of distress intolerance between PTSD symptomology and reactive aggression” and Charles Thorton who presented on “Adolescent bullying associated with adult professional development.”


Read "Charted Waters" in the fall 2016 issue of the UB Magazine to learn more about the conservation research work that UB psychology students, led by Assistant Professor Michael Frederick (center), have been doing at the National Aquarium. (photo credit: Chris Hartlove)

>>Watch videos of the presentations given by Professors Sally Farley and Michael Frederick about their research with the National Aquarium (click names to link to YouTube videos).



Graduate psychology students during a service-learning project at the National Aquarium.

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