MASTERS OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE 

The Department of Psychological Science offers the MA in Psychology with options for three specializations: general, community, or health.  Students must select the specialization that best suits their needs. The department also offers courses to meet general elective requirements of graduate students in other disciplines.

The MA program is intended for both full- or part-time students & most courses are offered in the evening.

  

Each student will be assigned an advisor who will assist in developing an approved MA planned program.

 

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

The community and applied social psychology track focuses on the comunity settings, social resources, and human services policies that influence the effective functioning of both individuals and communities. It prepares individuals to apply psychological principles to the analysis of social problems, as well as the implementation of prevention and intervention strategies for addressing these problems.

The general track provides students with a broad based degree in psychology, planned with the assistance of a graduate advisor. 

 

 

The health psychology track promotes an understanding of how biological, behavioral, and social factors influence health and illness. Individuals are prepared to understand how people react psychologically when they are diagnosed with an illness, and to implement strategies that promote healthy living and prevent disease.


























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