Psychology Graduate Programs, San Francisco State University

1994 8181
Position ID:SFSU-Psych-SOCMA [#8181]
Position Title: Social Psychology MA Student
Position Location:San Francisco, California 94132, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2017/02/01 finished (posted 2016/10/03, listed until 2017/09/01, private)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Social Psychology concentration at San Francisco State University prepares students for professional careers in research, teaching, and practical applications of social psychology at the Master of Arts level, while at the same time offering a foundation of education and experience appropriate for students who intend to proceed to doctoral study. The program is committed to academic excellence, to research and professional service in the public interest, and to expanding the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives in our discipline, namely the study of how individual thoughts, feelings, and actions influence and are influenced by other individuals, groups and institutions, and social contexts.

This graduate concentration leads to a Master of Arts degree in Psychology with a concentration in Social Psychology.

Personal Statement Prompt:

In one essay please describe the following: What are your professional goals and how would completion of the graduate program in Social Psychology at SFSU help you achieve those goals? What is the motivation that underlies your academic and career goals? Please summarize your principal areas of interest in Social Psychology. Please describe experiences (e.g., research, employment, volunteer activities) that relate to or have helped develop your current interests in Social Psychology. Please describe any additional research experience that you have in any area of Psychology. Our faculty is comprised of active researchers. Indicate which of the Social Psychology (or departmental) faculty you hope to work with and explain why.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1600 Holloway Avenue
EP 301
San Francisco, CA 94132

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