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:
- Understand principles of psychology and how they are applied.
- Understand a diversity of theoretical perspectives.
- Interpret and apply statistical and research techniques
- Understand professional, legal and ethical principles as they pertain to professional conduct and responsibility.
- 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 2017-2018 academic year: 10
- Number applications for Fall 2018: 32
- Number of applicants accepted for Fall 2018: 17
- Number of applicants matriculated Fall 2018: 11
- Number of adjunct faculty teaching graduate courses: 0