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Prospective Students

The Behavioral Science program provides specialized training in human research while remaining flexible to accommodate individual interests. All students are expected to acquire expertise in research methodology and statistical analysis and for this reason, all students must meet in addition to a departmental core requirement, a Behavioral Science core course requirement.

Philosophy and Objectives:

The Behavioral Science program at the University of North Texas immerses students in scientific inquiry to prepare them for prominent roles as researchers and teachers in universities and as research consultants in business and industry, counseling centers, hospitals, mental health centers, medical schools and rehabilitation services. Students participate in investigation from the beginning of their training in the university's laboratories and interdisciplinary research centers.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is December 1st. Please visit our admissions portal for more information: (Click here for Graduate Application).

Our program has eliminated the GRE General Test for the Fall 2021 admission cycle. We will NOT accept or consider GRE scores for applications submitted this fall 2020. Applicants should NOT submit their GRE scores through ETS nor report their scores in the application portal or on their CVs or personal statements.

Faculty Taking Students: Casey Guillot, Danica Slavish, Rex Wright, Kim Kelly, Heidemarie Blumenthal, Anthony Ryals, Ryan Olson


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