Career and Academic Opportunities

Majors in Psychological Science complete an advanced, applied statistics in behavioral sciences course and are encouraged to complete the Statistics Pathway via GenEd. These courses and associated research, statistical software, and communication skills facilitate progression into the MSAS program. An emphasis of the MSAS program is in applied statistical methods used in industry and government for process and quality improvement. A key focus is the continuous training and practice using Six Sigma methodology of process improvement. These techniques are in demand in industry due to the cost savings typically resulting from process improvement activities.


Psychological Sciences BS / Applied Statistics and Analytics MS Students at desk with teacher assisting them

Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • Completion of STAT 1401, MATH 1190 and PSYC 3000
  • GPA: 3.25 in KSU undergraduate coursework
  • 60 hours completed toward Bachelor's degree
  • 30 hours completed in residence at KSU
  • Recommendation from 2 KSU faculty
Double Counted Courses Include
  • STAT 7100 to count for Upper Division Electives (2 of 4)
  • STAT 7020 to count for Upper Division Electives (3 of 4)
  • STAT 7210 to count for Upper Division Electives (4 of 4)
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

We suggest majors declare the Double Owl Pathway at the beginning of their Junior year or upon reaching 60 credit hours.

Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Department / College
Department of Psychological Science / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 4030

Advising Contact
Nicole Wilcox, Program Coordinator
nserpico@kennesaw.edu
470-578-2226

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Analytics

Department / College
School of Data Science and Analytics /  College of Computing and Software Engineering
Clendenin Building, Room 3011

Advising Contact
Joe DeMaio, Program Director
jdemaio@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6568