The Clinical Psychology faculty are committed to provide an effective, comprehensive, and rigorous program in Clinical Psychology to the students so that they are prepared, knowledgeable, and competent upon completion of the program. For that reason, the curriculum is continuously evaluated with adjustments made when necessary. Students are current required to complete 42 credit hours to earn the M.S. degree.
For a complete listing of all course desriptions, please see the NSU University Catalog.
The following is a list of courses required for the master’s degree in clinical psychology:
PSYC 5100 Psychological Research: Statistics (3)
PSYC 5120 Psychological Research: Method and Design (3)
PSYC 5200 Theories of Psychotherapy (3)
PSYC 5250 Psychological Intervention and Therapy (3)
PSYC 5260 Practicum I: Psychological Intervention and Therapy (6)
PSYC 5270 Practicum II: Psychological Intervention and Therapy (3)
PSYC 5300 Intellectual Assessment (3)
PSYC 5320 Personality Assessment (3)
PSYC 5400 Family and Group Therapy (3)
PSYC 5750 Psychopathology (3)
PSYC 5950 Psychological Research: Application (3)
PSYC 5980 Thesis OR an Approved Elective (3)
PSYC 6000 Ethics & Professional Conduct (3)
SEQUENCE OF COURSES:
* The sequence of courses is subject to change depending on availability of faculty.
**PSYC 6000 is often offered in the Spring semester of the first year.
Transfer of Credit
A maximum of twelve (12) semester hours (one third of the total program semester hours) with grades of at least B (3.0) and relevant to the planned program may be transferred into the master’s program. Transfer credits must be approved by the Clinical Director, Department Chair and the Dean of the Graduate School.