Program Requirements

The Master of Arts with a major in clinical psychology requires 46 semester hours consisting of 42 hours of academic coursework, including thesis, and 4 hours of practicum as specified below.  Full-time students are expected to complete program requirements in two years.

Core Courses

All psychology graduate students are required to take the following core courses:

  • PSY 501: Experimental Design and Statistics I
  • PSY 502: Experimental Design and Statistics II
  • PSY 599: Thesis

Clinical Courses

  • PSY 550: Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • PSY 551: Assessment of Intelligence
  • PSY 553: Theories and Research in Psychotherapy
  • PSY 555: Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy
  • PSY 556: Assessment of Personality
  • PSY 558: Group Psychotherapy
  • PSY 560: Child Psychopathology and Psychotherapy
  • PSY 564: Individual Psychotherapy
  • PSY 565: Ethical and Cultural Issues in Clinical Assessment and Psychotherapy
  • PSY 566: Marriage and Family Therapy
  • PSY 569: Clinical Practicum
  • PSY 573: Developmental Psychology

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