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Experimental Psychology MS

Contribute meaningful work to multiple fields of psychology while you explore and apply scientific methods to human development, social interactions, and behavioral relationships in an experimental psychology master’s degree targeted toward your career aspirations.

Program skills

This program examines the capabilities and limitations to sense, perceive, store, and process information and how these human factors impact human interactions with technology. Students in the program take courses related to human-computer interaction, systems safety, statistics and research methods. These supplement core courses in Perception and Cognition covering core human capacities of interest in the design, implementation, and assessment of technology.

Program job titles reported

Research Associate; User Experience Researcher; Data Analyst; Human Factors Researcher; Lab Director Specialist

Select program hiring partners

Nationwide Children's Hospital; State Farm; Rochester Institute of Technology; Cerence; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Embergo

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Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

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Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 57.10%
Full-time Graduate Study 42.90%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 57.10%
Full-time Graduate Study 42.90%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

The program includes an optional cooperative education component. Co-op is generally completed in the summer after the first year of the program. The co-op experience provides experiential learning that integrates with classroom education and allows students to apply psychological principles to problems in a variety of work environments. Co-op may be completed in any business or industrial setting.