31
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Hood College / Programs in Human Behavior is located in Frederick, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Thanatology
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies in human behavior Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Capstone/research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
7
Accepted
2
Enrolled
100%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th August 5th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, essay
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, essay, resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,740
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.45%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.45%
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time (1)
Part-time (2)
Male (2)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mind-body medicine and multicultural healing, the New Orleans jazz funeral, death practices in African-American culture, bereavement theories and gender differences, Piaget's theory of cognitive development as a formal mathematical model
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701-8575
United States
Contact Dr. April M. Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: gofurther@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3600