Graduate training begins during the Fall Semester (Students are not usually admitted mid-year), and students are considered full-time. Applicants for graduate studies must have received, or be candidates for, a baccalaureate degree from an approved college or university. All graduate applicants must meet each of the following requirements:
Applicants may apply for either the M.A. or Ph.D. program. However, applicants admitted to the Ph.D. program usually have a record of achievement that is higher than our minimum requirements.
The application deadline for the Experimental Psychology Ph.D. program is December 11th of each year.
The application deadline for the M.A. program in Psychology is May 1st of each year.
Experimental Psychology Ph.D. applicants interested in neuroscience-related training (e.g., behavioral or cognitive neuroscience) may also enter via the FAU Brain Institute Sponsored Graduate Neuroscience Training Program at:
To request additional information about the Graduate Training Program, write us at:
Department of Psychology
Graduate Training Program
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Or, send us an e-mail.
The Department of Psychology promotes diversity in graduate and professional training, and makes admissions decisions without using preferences based on race, national origin, or gender."