Minimum of 94 quarter hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, including the following:
- PSY 404 LEARNING AND COGNITIVE PROCESSES
- PSY 406 PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
- PSY 430 ADVANCED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
- PSY 439 ADVANCED DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
- PSY 461 HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY
- PSY 481 CHILD ASSESSMENT
- PSY 482 ADULT ASSESSMENT
- PSY 486 ADVANCED PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
- PSY 488 PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION
- PSY 493 ADVANCED COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY
- PSY 500 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (2 credit hours)
- PSY 520 PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN DIVERSITY
- PSY 565 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR (6 quarters, 0 credit hours)
- PSY 577 PRACTICUM IN CLINICAL ASSESSMENT , PSY 578 PRACTICUM IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, and PSY 579 PRACTICUM IN CHILD CLINICAL PROCEDURES (3 quarters, 0 credit hours)
- PSY 582 ADVANCED PRACTICUM-CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY , PSY 583 PRACTICUM IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH, and PSY 584 ADVANCED PRACTICUM IN EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN PSYCHOLOGY, (6 quarters, 0 credit hours)
- PSY 590 THESIS SEMINAR (3 quarters, 0 credit hours)
- PSY 596 INTERNSHIP IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (5 quarters, 0 credit hours)
- PSY 597 MASTER'S THESIS RESEARCH
- PSY 598 DISSERTATION RESEARCH SEMINAR (0 credit hours)
- PSY 599 DISSERTATION RESEARCH
Statistics and Methodology Courses
Area of Emphasis
The student is required to take additional courses consistent with an area of emphasis.
Clinical Child Additional Required Courses/Clinical Community Electives
Clinical Community Additional Required Courses/Clinical Child Electives
Other Program Requirements
Nine quarters of clinical practicum need to be completed. The director of clinical training must approve the practicum placement in advance.
Doctoral Candidacy Examination
Designed to assess the student’s general knowledge of clinical psychology and the student’s area of emphasis (child or community). The examination is given in two sections. One section consists of an examination in the areas represented by the required courses in Clinical Psychology. A second section consists of an examination in the student’s area of clinical child or clinical community emphasis. An alternative to the Doctoral Candidacy Examination is to complete a major comprehensive review paper based on the literature within an area relevant to the field of Clinical Psychology. This paper must be submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed Clinical Psychology journal.
Admission to Doctoral Candidacy
Formally given to the student who has successfully passed the Doctoral Candidacy Examination; the student has no more than five years from this date to complete requirements for the doctorate or they will be dismissed from the program.
Registration in course(s) or candidacy continuation required each quarter between admission to candidacy and graduation.
One-year supervised internship in an approved doctoral training site. Student’s fifth or sixth year in the program is usually the internship year.
Departmental committee approval and acceptance of topic and outline of dissertation given only after admission to candidacy approved.
Student to defend his or her dissertation and to show competence in the general field of psychology and in the area of specialization of the dissertation.
- Between admission to the doctoral program and admission to doctoral candidacy: not more than four years.
- Between admission to candidacy and the final doctoral oral examination: not less than eight months and not more than five years, or dismissal from program ensues.
ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND BEHAVIOR
This course concerns theoretical concepts and empirical research relating to administrative behavior in organizations with special reference to educational organizations. Concepts are examined within the typical decisional framework of supervisors, chief school business officers, principles, and superintendents, and similar positions in the helping professions. Assignments are individualized.
Status as an Advanced Masters Education student is a prerequisite for this class.