Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Psychology
Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; official general GRE exam scores; completion of approved courses (or demonstrated competence in the subject matter) in General Psychology and Research Methods (including statistics); statement not exceeding two pages describing the applicant’s academic and professional goals. Applicants should describe their research interests and identify a potential mentor from the Psychology faculty.
Proficiency: Statistics proficiency met by completion of PSY 5020
Candidacy: Required for both concentrations. For Experimental Concentration, candidacy is granted upon approval of thesis committee and prospectus. For Clinical Concentration, candidacy is granted upon approval of thesis committee and defense of prospectus, successful completion of PSY 5904, and approval of program faculty.
Comprehensive: Experimental Concentration students will satisfactorily complete a concentration-specific examination by scoring at or above the 70th percentile on the Area Concentration Achievement Test (ACAT). Not required for Clinical Concentration.