Clinical Psychology(MA)

St.Michael’s College
United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January May August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Submit a completed application.
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited American college or university, or its foreign university equivalent, with a concentration in psychology or related discipline. Please note that the program director may require that a third party evaluate foreign academic credentials.
  • Have achieved a 3.0 GPA on undergraduate course work and a minimum of 3.25 GPA in psychology and on any Post-Graduate courses taken.
  • Submit your official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work, mailed in the original sealed envelope from the issuing institution.
  • Have completed a minimum of 250 hours of supervised work experience in mental health or closely related human services position - paid or volunteer.
  • Submit 2 references with accompanying letters that address your academic and professional potential. One reference must address your academic potential by a professor in your most recent academic experience. The other reference must address your work experiences in the human services, demonstrating that you are effective in working with others in a helping capacity. This letter must also include verification of 250 hours of work supplied by a clinical supervisor with at least a Master's Degree. Please use the Reference Forms provided in the application and read the instructions on the form for proper handling.
  • Submit your resumé.
  • Have taken the following psychology courses, if you were not a psychology concentration:
    • General Psychology
    • Developmental Psychology (or Child Psychology)
    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Statistics and Research Methods (year-long, 6-credit course) (One semester of Statistics and one semester of Research Methods or a combination of both in one course - one year long).
    • Physiological Psychology and Social Psychology are not required but are highly recommended.
    • Submit a 4-5 page, double spaced, autobiographical essay describing how you became interested in a career in professional psychology, including those pivotal experiences as a student, intern, patient, or observer of the mental health system. This essay serves not only as a writing sample, but also to convey who you are as a person and how you perceive our program as compatible with your personal and professional goals.
    • Participate in an interview, once all application materials have been submitted and your file is complete.
  • Submit the application fee of $50 payable to Saint Michael's College.
  • It is preferable for students to being the Program in the fall semester.

Curriculum

  • Physiological Dimensions of Psychology
  • Research Methods I
  • Advanced Abnormal I
  • Practicum I
  • Psychological Assessment I
  • Internship I
  • Research Seminar Elective* 
  • Research Methods II
  • Adv. Abnormal Psychology II
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Practicum II 
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology Elective*
  • Psychological Assessment II
  • Internship II
  • Thesis* Elective* 
  • Physiological Dimensions of Psychology
  • Advanced Abnormal Psych. I
  • Advanced Abnormal Psych. II
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Internship I 
  • Research Seminar  
  • Internship II Elective/Thesis* 
  • Advanced Abnormal Psych. I
  • Advanced Abnormal Psych. II
  • Intro. to Clinical Intervention I
  • Intro. to Clinical Intervention II
  • Physiological Dimensions of Psychology
  • Psychological Assessment I
  • Psychological Assessment II
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Research Seminar
  • Thesis*

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