Applied Psychological Science MA/MS

Degree Requirements

 

Degree Requirements

Category

Semester Credit Hours

Psychological Research

Health Service

Clinical

Organizational Consulting (Pending)

Required Common Core Courses

34

34

34

34

Specialty-Specific Required Courses

23

32

23

32

Free Electives

9

0

9

0

Total

66

66

66

66

 

Curriculum

Required Common Core Courses

Biological Bases of Behavior

Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior

Social Bases of Behavior

History and Systems

Lifespan Development

Human Diversity

Psychological Measurement

Research Methods

Statistics I

Statistics II

Ethics

Interprofessional Course


Specialty-Specific Required Courses

Additional required courses for Clinical Psychology Specialty (MA):

Diagnosis and Interviewing (plus lab)

Psychotherapy Skills (plus lab)

Evidence Based Practice

Practicum

 

Students will also select free elective classes to bring their total required number of credit hours to 66.

Additional required courses for Health Service Specialty (MA):

Health Psychology

Brief Psychotherapies

Chemical Dependency

Psychologists in Integrated health Care

Diagnosis and Interviewing (plus lab)

Psychotherapy Skills (plus lab)

Practicum (4 credits x 3 terms)

 

Note: For the Health Service Psychology Specialty all courses are required; there are no free electives.


Additional required courses for Psychological Research Specialty (MS):

Program Evaluation

Choose one required statistics elective:

              Structural Equation Modeling

              Advanced Multivariate Statistics

              Small N and Non Parametric Analyses

              Multi-Level Models

Choose one required Research Methods elective:

              Qualitative Research Methods

              Meta-analysis

Research lab (1 credit for 2 terms in the 1st year)

Thesis (4 credits x 3 terms)


Students will also select free elective classes to bring their total required number of credit hours to 66.

Additional required courses for the Organizational Consulting Specialty (MS):

Program Evaluation

Organizational Behavior Theory

The Practice of Organizational Consulting

Team and Group Development

Leadership Development and Organizational Culture

Organizational Assessment and Evaluation

Organizational Interventions

Legal, Ethical, and Practical Aspects of Consulting

Organizational Fieldwork

 

Note: For the Organizational Behavior Specialty, all courses are required; there are no free electives.