Experimental Psychology Concentration

Are you ready to launch your career in psychological research? The Master’s in Experimental Psychology program at Towson University will prepare you for top research jobs or Ph.D. programs. Our program allows you to pursue research in areas such as cognitive, social, biological, developmental, and clinical psychology.

Psychology students


Students in the Experimental Psychology graduate program receive extensive training in research methods, statistics, and psychology content areas by engaging in project-based courses, laboratories, and seminars. Our expert mentors are eager to collaborate with you in diverse areas of research including but not limited to social, cognitive, biological, developmental, and clinical psychology. Students enjoy our small class sizes, close interaction with faculty and peers, and access to spacious, well-equipped laboratories. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Program Highlights

Alumni Network

Towson is ideally situated near major public and private research institutions in the Maryland and Washington, DC area. Our alumni find employment in a variety of research related positions with employers such as National Institutes of Health, US Army Research Labs, and private research firms such as Westat and IMPAQ. Our graduates also frequently continue their education in Ph.D. programs. Recently, students have been admitted to prestigious Ph.D. programs at Princeton University, Northwestern University, and Ohio State University.

Accessible Faculty

Our accomplished faculty are recognized scholars and dedicated teachers. They are also passionate mentors. Accessible and engaged, your professors will be there to give advice and encouragement, and connect you with opportunities and resources.

State-of-the-art Facilities

The department’s facilities include separate research labs with equipment for cognitive, biological, developmental, clinical, and social psychological research. Facilities also include state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs for instruction on statistical software.