California State University, Cal Poly

College of Liberal Arts

Master of Science in Psychology


1 Grand Ave.

Cal Poly State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. in Psychology is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program designed for personswho desire to practice in the field of clinical/counseling psychology. Cal Poly's M.S. inPsychology fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage, Family and Child Counseling (MFCC) License.

The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians who are academically prepared for the marriage, family and child counseling (MFCC) license and counseling with individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Its mission is also to provide students who want to proceed on to doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology with sound research skills, thesis experience and clinical intervention training.

Graduates find career opportunities in public social service agencies such as Mental Health and Departments of Social Services as well as in private non-profit and private practice counseling centers. Ten to twenty percent of graduates go on to doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology.


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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 90 units

In State Tuition (per year): $10,866 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $20,370 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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