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Psychology Master's Degree

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology

Psychology graduate students may choose one of two concentrations: Clinical Psychology or Experimental Psychology. These concentrations provide advanced training for recent graduates as well as for individuals who have been in the work force for a number of years. The M.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical or Experimental Psychology provides students with training in research methods and statistical analysis. The Clinical Psychology program trains students in empirical methods so that they may understand and conduct research, evaluate methods and therapies empirically, and conduct psychological testing.

M.A. in Psychology Degree Requirements—Clinical Psychology

  • Students must complete 60 semester credit hours.
  • Nine hours of required foundation courses must be complete before moving on.
  • Students must complete 39 hours of concentration courses.
  • Students are required to complete a master’s thesis or master’s project.

Masters Degree Plan in Clinical Psychology Concentration

M.A. in Psychology Degree Requirements—Experimental Psychology

  • Students must complete 36 semester credit hours.
  • 18 hours of required foundation courses must be completed.
  • Students are required to complete 12-15 hours of elective courses. Those courses should be consistent with a student’s overall goals.
  • Students must complete a master’s thesis for up to 6 semester credit hours.

Masters Degree Plan in Experimental Psychology Concentration

Psychology Graduate Handbook

Masters of Art in Psychology Admissions Requirements

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