M.A.- Psychology;, Ph.D. - Clinical Psychology
The Psychology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Dakota offers graduate degrees in Forensic Psychology (M.A. and M.S.), General/Experimental Psychology (Ph.D.), and Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.). The Clinical Psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Psychology Department does not admit students who wish to earn only a Master of Arts degree in general psychology without continuation on to the Ph.D. degree in either clinical or general -experimental psychology. Students are admitted directly into the Ph.D. program in clinical or general-experimental psychology and will be awarded a Master of Arts degree in general psychology upon completion of the following requirements:
• Completion of “Scholarly Tool” coursework to develop skills in research design (PSYC 543) as well as univariate (PSYC 541) and multivariate (PSYC 542) statistics;
• Completion of an empirical thesis (PSYC 998, 6 credits);
• Completion of a minimum of 20 elective PSYC course credits at the 500-level or above which are approved by the respective advisory committee and documented in the Program of Study. A maximum of eight credits may be transferred from another institution. Fifteen credits must be completed on campus through UND.
UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.
Applicants who are seeking admission to Graduate School must meet all of the minimum general graduate school admission requirements identified in the Graduate School Catalog. In addition, the prospective students must fulfill the requirements for admission to the graduate program to which they are applying.
International Student Requirements:
All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Intensive
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999