Course Requirements

The Clinical MA is a Non-Terminal Degree, which is earned only by students who have been admitted to the PhD program. Students are not admitted for the MA program only. The MA requires a minimum of 74 quarter hours including four quarter hours of thesis credit.

Core Courses

Statistics and Methodology Courses

Additional Courses

Degree Candidacy

Each student is evaluated on his or her progress in the program each year of graduate study. Only those students who have given evidence of satisfactory academic performance as graduate students will be advanced. After M.A. conferral and passing of comprehensive exam, students will be matriculated into the Ph.D. program and admitted to doctoral candidacy. Students denied candidacy will be required to withdraw from the program or withdraw after completion of the M.A.

Research Thesis

Complete a thesis on a topic approved by the department.

Thesis Examination

The examination, in the field of the graduate student, may be, but is not necessarily, limited to a defense of the student’s thesis.

Clinical Practicum

Three quarters of clinical practicum need to be successfully completed. The director of clinical training must approve the practicum placement in advance.