About this course
The Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences (M.S.B.S) program is designed to serve that segment of the population employed in or interested in a broad spectrum of professions in the behavioral sciences. Specific target populations are a) persons employed or preparing for employment in public or private organizations involved in human resources activities; b) persons wishing to pursue doctoral studies in the behavioral sciences, research-related careers, or to gain experience in research; and c) persons preparing for counseling licensure in mental health professions. To properly serve the service area and to assist in promoting the economic development of southwest Oklahoma, the M.S.B.S program has been fashioned to allow flexibility in program design and planning.
Students in this program commonly seek counseling licensure in mental health professions. Others may work in human resources for public or private organizations, pursue doctoral degrees, or pursue research-related careers. The program objectives are:
- To foster the ability to synthesize and critically analyze information;
- To promote research skills in the behavioral sciences;
- To promote basic knowledge of theories, methods, and findings in the behavioral sciences; and
- To promote competence in the application of basic knowledge within the field of the behavioral sciences.
Important Note: International students' tuition fees for the General Psychology Track: USD 18,579
- TOEFL: 550 or higher on the paper-based test (PBT) or 79 or higher on the internet-based test (IBT)
- IELTS: 6.5 or higher