About the Degree


M.S. in Applied Clinical Psychology

The M.S. in Applied Clinical Psychology provides graduate study and clinical experience in preparation for careers in applied clinical and counseling settings and as a foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced doctoral studies. Students enrolled in this program are expected to pursue a plan of study to assure increased professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of clinical and counseling psychology, as well as write an original empirically-based master's thesis. The degree objectives are designed to enable the student to:

  1. Understand principles of psychology and how they are applied.
  2. Understand a diversity of theoretical perspectives.
  3. Interpret and apply statistical and research techniques
  4. Understand professional, legal and ethical principles as they pertain to professional conduct and responsibility.
  5. Understand and develop skills in assessment procedures and intervention strategies.

Facts About the Program

  • The M.S. in Applied Clinical Psychology program is accredited by the Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of September, 2014 through September, 2024
  • Number of graduates in 2016-2017 academic year: 10
  • Number applications for Fall 2017: 28
  • Number of applicants accepted for Fall 2017: 15
  • Number of applicants matriculated Fall 2017: 8
  • Number of adjunct faculty teaching graduate courses: 0

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