Applying to the Research and Experimental Psychology MA Program

To be eligible, you must...

  • Meet the University Graduate Studies admissions requirements.
  • Have the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree and a minimum of 30 semester units in psychology.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) of all college and/or university coursework.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all college and/or university psychology courses.
  • NOTE: GRE no longer required or considered for admission.

Application Process

As of October 1, 2020, all application materials will be submitted through Cal State Apply.  

Applications for the Research and Experimental Psychology MA program are accepted between October 1 and February 1 of each year for fall admissions only.  

Deadline:  All application materials must be completed and submitted by the February 1 deadline to be considered for our program.

There are two basic parts to the application process.


Contact Dr. Evan Palmer,

Note: Dr. Palmer will be on sabbatical during the Spring, 2022 semester. Please direct application inquiries during that semester to Dr. Gregory Feist (