Master of Arts in Psychology (M.A.)

I. Prerequistes: 

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related field from an acceptable institution.
  2. Completion of undergraduate work evaluated to be comparable to a Bachelor's Degree by US Educational Norms by an organization qualified to make such an evaluation.

II. Program Requirements: The Master's is a non-terminal degree program and requires 55 units above the Bachelor's level. The Masters Degree is the first 55 units of the graduate program culminating in the Doctoral Degree.

  Courses Units
PSY 501 Learning Theories (5)
PSY 502 Human Biological, Psychological & Sociological Development (5)
PSY 503 Physiological Psychology (5)
PSY 504 Human Sexuality (5)
PSY 505 Statistical Methods (5)
PSY 506 Psychological Tests & Measurements (5)
PSY 507 Psychopathology I (5)
PSY 508 Professional Ethics and Laws (5)
PSY 510 Experimental Design & Research Methodology (5)
PSY 515 Theories of Personality (5)
PSY 516 Social Psychology (5)

  Electives Units
PSY 600 Marital Therapy (5)
PSY 601 Family Therapy (5)
PSY 602 Human Communications (15)
PSY 603 Cross-Cultural Mores and Values (5)
PSY 606 Family Violence (5)
PSY 607 Child Psychotherapy (5)