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Department of Psychology

Master of Arts in Psychology, Clinical Concentration

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Clinical graduate students practice therapy skills.
Dr. Rick Grieve and Clinical Psychology graduate students enjoy a Predator's game.
Clinical and school faculty meet with community groups to explore additional graduate options.
Congratulations to our graduate students: Cassie Sturycz, current Clinical Psychology Masters student, was accepted into the University of Tulsa Clinical Ph.D. Program. She was also named the Clinical Psychology Outstanding Graduate Student for the graduating class of 2014.
Congratulations to our graduate students: Tara Holaday (Clinical Psychology Masters graduate 2013) has accepted a position at Morehead State University at their Counseling Center.
Molly White presenting results of research
Congratulations to our graduates: Amanda McLure and Courtney Clippert for completing their Ph.D.s in Counseling Psychology in August of 2014. Amanda finished her work at Florida State University and Courtney did hers at Auburn University.

Courses and Schedule

Year 1
Fall Semester
  Year 1 Winter Term   Year 1
Spring Semester
PSY 504 Advanced Research Methods in Psychology 3 PSY 541 Professional Issues and Ethics in Psychology 3 PSY 563 Statistics and Psychometric Theory 3
PSY 560 Assessment of Cognitive and Intellectual Functioning 3     PSY 641 Theories of  Psychotherapy 3
PSY 562 Practicum in Psychological Assessment 3     PSY 660 Assessment of Personality and Socio-emotional Functioning 3
PSY 640 Psychopathology 3     PSY 662 Practicum in Psychology 3
  12   3   12

Year 1
Summer Term
  Year 2
Fall Semester
  Year 2
Spring Semester
PSY 520 Individual Differences and Human Diversity 3 PSY 552 Advanced Social Psychology 3 PSY 511 Psychology of Learning/ PSY 523 Advanced Topics in Cognition 3
    PSY 592 Psychology Internship 3 PSY 580 Advanced Physiological Psychology 3
    PSY 599 Thesis Research 3 PSY 599 Thesis Research 3
    1 optional elective (3) 1 optional elective (3)
  3   9

Total Hours: 48 (54)


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 Last Modified 9/25/14