Experimental psychologists design and conduct psychological experiments. If you are not interested in earning an MS in neuroscience, but rather want to earn an MS in psychology and focus on neuroscience, you will most likely need to pursue an MS in cognitive psychology specifically.
It usually requires 2 years of graduate school to complete a master's thesis (research project) and typically you must pay tuition. A Master's degree tends to offer greater job opportunities and greater salary than a Bachelor’s degree. Click here to read more about what a Master's degree in psychology offers.
The average yearly income for a Master's Degree in Experimental Psychology will typically be lower than the abouteducation.com listing for the mean yearly income for a PhD in Experimental Psychology of $56,000.