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Unleash your potential with Radford University's Master of Arts and Master of Science degree programs in Psychology. Dive into transformative learning experiences, guided by expert faculty, and propel your career to new heights.

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Experimental Specialization

As a student in this specialization, you will gain advanced training in research methodology and data analysis while learning the core principles of psychology like social, learning, cognitive, developmental, neuroscience, psychopharmacology. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the coordinator Jenessa Steele Ph.D., 540-831-5176.

Industrial/Organizational Specialization

Students studying the I/O specialization will get to examine what motivates people to work, what techniques are available for training skills and changing attitudes, and the reciprocal social influence between the individual and the organization. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jay Caughron, Ph.D.  phone: 540-831-5361.

School Psychology Specialization

Students in the school psychology program earn both an M.S. degree in Psychology and an Ed.S. degree in School Psychology. The M.S. degree is conferred following successful completion of year 1 in the program (34 credits) and the Ed.S. degree is earned following successful completion of all 3 years in the program (73 credits).

Clinical-Counseling Specialization - not currently accepting new students for 2024-2025 academic year.

This specialization provides students with a strong theoretical and applied foundation in mental health counseling and prepares them to assess, counsel, and treat a wide range of mental health problems. Students will receive training in a wide variety of areas.

Opportunities for Psychology students at Radford

  • Fall Psychology and Gender Symposium
  • Spring Student Engagement Forum - Psi Chi
  • International Psychology Honors Society - Psychology Club
  • College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Ambassadors
  • PSI (Peer Supported Instruction) Internship Program
  • Psychology students can serve as tutors for the Introductory psychology courses
  • Psychology majors have often served as Resident Assistants for housing on campus


We want to get to know you better and we are excited that you are ready to take your next step and learn more about us. We are here to help you and look forward to working with you during your college search process.