M.S. - Applied Psychology: Clinical/Counseling Psychology;M.S. - Applied Psychology: School Psychology
Francis Marion University is responsive to the needs of the region by offering the Master of Science Degree in Applied Psychology (MSAP) and the Specialist Degree in School Psychology (SSP), and proposing program modifications to these professional degrees as indicated. Graduates of the MSAP and SSP programs will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to work as professionals in clinical, school, health, and other community settings as scientist practitioners.
Students and graduates of the MSAP and SSP programs bring scholarship and reflection to their work, and an understanding of diversity in clientele, methodology, and application. Students and graduates of the MSAP and SSP programs report that their training occurred in a positive learning environment that recognized and nurtured diversity while emphasizing academic excellence. MSAP and SSP faculty produce scholarship that enhances teaching, involves students, and contributes to the profession of psychology. MSAP and SSP faculty consult with and render academic and practical assistance to local human service agencies, hospitals, and regional schools.
Accredited by SACS. The psychology program meets the standards of training approved by CAMPP,is accredited by MPAC, approved by the South Carolina State Department of Education/NCATE to train school psychologists (Level II), and approved by NASP.