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Northern Illinois University

Map 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, IL 60115-2828» 800-892-3050 »

Northern Illinois University strives to provide advanced training in programs such as clinical, instructional, developmental, social, industrial, and school psychology as well as excelling in neuroscience and behavior. Theoretical and practical material is studied throughout these full-time programs to deliver skills that will assist students in succeeding not only in their academics, but also in job placements throughout the psychology community. Applied research and practitioner positions are filled for internships and cooperative programs to prepare future psychologists for what lies ahead. NIU graduate students in the psychology program are expected to take 12 credit hours each semester, disallowing part-time or night studies, and are encouraged to work toward a Ph.D in their chosen field.


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APA Accredited

Psychology Degrees Offered:

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • Masters in Cognitive & Instructional Psychology
  • Masters in Developmental Psychology
  • Masters in Neuroscience and Behavior
  • Masters in School Psychology
  • Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD in Personality Psychology
  • PhD in Cognitive Psychology
  • PhD in Social Psychology


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  • Campus Setting: Suburb - Large
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Total Enrollment: 5317
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Northern Illinois University has programs in the following specializations: Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, School Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology.


Northern Illinois University has campus locations in: Illinois

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