Students in the Master of Arts in Psychology program complete required core courses and research components. Core courses include advanced work in the areas of human development, personality, abnormal psychology, cognitive and/or social psychology, assessment, and psychological statistics, design and analysis, thus giving graduates a breadth of knowledge of psychological principles. Students may select additional courses from one of four clusters of advanced psychology electives that represent specific subfields of psychology or other interest areas in consultation with the program advisor. The subfields or interest areas include human development, culturalpsychology, organizational psychology, and health psychology. Depending upon the subfield or interest area chosen, the Master of Arts in Psychology requires a total of 36 to 49 semester hours of graduate credit.
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