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Master's Programs

The psychology department offers three Master's programs: the Clinical Behavioral, General Clinical and General Experimental.

Please scroll below or click each link to read more about each program.


Clinical Behavioral Master's of Science in Psychology

The Clinical Behavioral (CB) MS program teaches students to understand, predict and influence internal and external behavior by utilizing evolving behavioral theory and good science. The training is compromised of foundational knowledge of behavioral psychology, behavior analysis, psychological assessment, and psychotherapy. Students complete their training in supervised applied experiences in the field.

The program prepares students for licensure and clinical practice at the master's level in the state of Michigan, certification in behavior analysis (BCBA), and doctoral study in psychology.

The Clinical-Behavioral course sequence is approved for the Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) credential.

The deadline for applications for the Fall CB MS program is FEBRUARY 1.

The Graduate Admissions Application Code for the Clinical-Behavioral Masters Program is PSYB

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General Clinical Master's of Science in Psychology

The General Clinical Master's program provides a multi-theoretical view of psychological disorders that emphasizes assessment, diagnosis, and treatment from various perspectives. It trains students in the practice of current, professionally accepted methods of psychological assessment and psychotherapy based upon various theoretical perspectives of personality and psychopathology.

The program prepares students for licensure and clinical practice at the master's level as a Limited License Psychologist (LLP) in the state of Michigan, and trains students in the design and analysis of clinical research.

The deadline for applications for the Fall GC MS program is FEBRUARY 1.

The Graduate Admissions Application Code for the General Clinical Master's Program is PSYC

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General Experimental Master's of Science in Psychology

The General Experimental Master's program produces master's-level psychologists with general knowledge of psychology in various content areas, research methodologies and theoretical formulations. Based on a mentor model, the program of study, training and thesis are supervised by one or more faculty members.

The General Experimental program does not prepare or qualify the student for a license in the State of Michigan as a clinical psychologist. It accommodates students preparing for doctoral programs or seeking career advancement in a basic or applied research area.

The deadline for Fall GE MS applications is FEBRUARY 1.

The Graduate Admissions Application Code for the General Experimental Masters Program is PSY

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The Psychology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344