MS Psychology Traditional Master's Degree Plan: Clinical Option

This is a sample schedule for this degree. Your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PSY 720 Individual Intelligence Testing 3
PSY 745 Statistics and Research Design 3
PSY 761 Ethical and Professional Issues 3
PSY 766 Psychopathology 3
Total hours12

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PSY 740 Psychological Assessment 3
PSY 752 Research Methods 3
PSY 760 Clinical Communication Skills 3
PSY 765 Psychotherapy and Counseling: Theories and Techniques 3
Total hours12

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
PSY 796 Practicum 1-6
PSY 780 Social Psychology
or COU 752 Career Development
3
Total hours4-9

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PSY 764 Group Psychotherapy 3
PSY 796 Practicum 1-6
Elective course 3
Total hours7-12

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Elective course 3
PSY 798 Internship
or PSY 799 Thesis
1-6
Total hours6-9

Possible electives

With advisor approval, you can take 600- and 700-level courses from psychology and other departments.

Elective courses include but are not limited to: