College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Psychology MS

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will know the legal and ethical responsibilities related to clinical practice; apply these in actual clinical situations.
  • Students will master the diagnostic and conceptual framework for mental disorders and related terminology; accurately diagnose actual clinical patients.
  • Students will apply a variety of dominant theoretical frameworks for describing personality, predicting behavior, treatment planning and guiding clinical interventions.
  • Students will employ therapeutic techniques from a variety of theoretical models for intervening with children, adolescents and adults in individual, family and group modalities.
  • Students will be sensitive to the influence of ethnicity and cultural values on clinical practice; consider cultural and ethnic influences while working with therapy cases.


*Retrieved from AMS February 16, 2024. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.