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Department of Psychology

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173440
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-3801
Fax: (406) 994-3804
Location: 319 Traphagen Hall

Department Chair

Dr. Keith Hutchison

Dept Administrative Associate

Brenda Lewis

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Graduate Program Application Process

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M.S. in Psychological Science

Department of Psychology
Montana State University

Graduate Program Coordinator:
Dr. Ian M. Handley

Dear Prospective Student:

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at the Department of Psychology Montana State University, Bozeman. We suggest all interested students do the following before applying:
  1. Read the Psychology Graduate Handbook
  2. Review the research areas and professors on the Psychology website.
  3. Review The Graduate School's website.
  4. Fill-out and submit the online application with the Graduate School.


Complete application packets include the following:

  1. Supplemental Psychology Application Form click here for PDF or here for Word
  2. GRE Scores (you must arrange with ETS to have them send an official copy directly to us)
  3. All Previous college/university transcripts (official transcripts only)
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation with accompanying waiver and rating form
  5. The GRE subject test in Psychology is strongly recommended (but not required)
  6. The Graduate School's online application: