M.A. in Psychology - Clinical Psychology Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics

(*Note:  As of Fall 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students.)

The clinical concentration involves the following required course work:

PSY 601Introduction to Statistics/Research Methods3
PSY 602Advanced Statistical Methods3
PSY 700Adult Psychopathology3
PSY 524Psychometrics: Measurement and Evaluation3
PSY 710Psychotherapy I: Cognitive and Behavior Therapy3
PSY 540Multicultural Psychology3
PSY 720Assessment I: Intellectual Assessment3
PSY 721Assessment II: Personality Assessment3
PSY 712Psychotherapy II: Interpersonal and Psychodynamic Theory3
PSY 708Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychotherapy3
PSY 730Clinical Skills Practicum3
In addition, a two-semester-hour clinical practicum and a four semester-hour clinical internship are required.
PSY 734Advanced Clinical Practicum2
PSY 890Pre-Doctoral Clinical Internship4
Select nine semester hours of electives from the following:9
Learning And Cognition
Advanced Social Psychology
Psychology Of Personality
Psychotherapy IV: Group Dynamics/Group Interventions
Group Interventions II
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Human Sexual Behavior
Psychology of Group Processes
Interpersonal Relationships within Groups
Psychology Of Women
Eating Disorders
Topical Seminar in Psychology
Research Report
Human Development Through Life Span
Career Development Theories and Practices
Total Credits Required48

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

(*Note:  As of Fall 2016, this program is no longer accepting applications.)

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
PSY 601 Introduction to Statistics/Research Methods 3
PSY 700 Adult Psychopathology 3
PSY 712 Psychotherapy II: Interpersonal and Psychodynamic Theory 3
Elective 3
Semester Two
PSY 540 Multicultural Psychology 3
PSY 602 Advanced Statistical Methods 3
PSY 708 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Psychotherapy 3
PSY 730 Clinical Skills Practicum (Or Year Two, Semester Three) 3
Year Two
Semester Three
PSY 524 Psychometrics: Measurement and Evaluation (Or Year One, Summer) 3
PSY 710 Psychotherapy I: Cognitive and Behavior Therapy (Or Year Two, Semester Four) 3
PSY 720 Assessment I: Intellectual Assessment (Or Year Two, Semester Four) 3
PSY 734 Advanced Clinical Practicum 2-3
Semester Four
PSY 721 Assessment II: Personality Assessment (Or Year Two, Semester Three) 3
PSY 890 Pre-Doctoral Clinical Internship 1
Elective 2 3
Elective 3 3
 Total Credits45-46