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The masters program offers three areas of concentration and is designed to give students a deeper understanding of human behavior from a variety of perspectives. All students study a common core of psychology courses and then develop a specialization with the help of an academic advisor. Students finish their graduate experience by either completing an internship or a thesis.
See the academic catalog for admission and degree requirements.
Master of Arts, Applied Behavior Analysis
The Applied Behavior Analysis program has been approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board and the on-campus program has also been accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International. The program provides the academic training and supervised experience necessary for graduates to apply for national certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Training emphasizes the development of both assessment and intervention skills.
Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology
The Counseling Psychology program prepares graduates to function as counselors within the community in a variety of settings, including private and public agencies. This program offers specialized training in the areas of individual and group counseling and provides the academic training necessary to apply for licensure as a licensed professional counselor (LPC). Training emphasizes the development of evidence-based assessment of intervention skills. This is a non-thesis program that includes a practicum and internship.
Master of Arts, General/Experimental Psychology
The General Experimental Psychology program prepares graduates for advanced study in psychology at the Ph.D. level. Students use this program to enhance their competitive applications for doctoral programs through coursework in experimental design including, group and single-subject methodology, statistical analysis, and semi-independent research. This is a thesis program that requires a research-based thesis.
Psychology Program Contact
Dr. Cam Melville, Ph.D.
Farrar Hall 156