Masters Programs in Clinical Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

A masters degree in clinical psychology is a post graduate degree that provides individuals wishing to work as clinical psychologists. The masters program seeks to aid the students in acquiring the understanding and competence in research, psychological theory and practice. However, emphasis is placed on developmental psychopathology, evidence-based treatments, community psychology, dissemination, and program evaluation with adolescents, children and families from diverse backgrounds. A student taking a master in clinical psychology is expected to have the skills to promote optimal levels of psychological functioning in order to decrease the levels of psychological stress. Through the masters program, the students are imparted with expertise in the assessment, diagnosis of problems, treatment and prevention of the behavioral and emotional problems. Some of these problems include: anxiety, stress, depression, relationship difficulties, adjustment to physical illness and substance abuse.

The masters program provides the graduates with the knowledge, skills, and the ethics relevant for the clinical psychology field. The program provides the necessary skills to the students through a combination of supervised practice, coursework and research; this helps polish the skills needed in the job market. Graduates training in the masters program are trained on the use of evidence-based practice models for use in their practice, both in health and in mental health settings.

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Masters in Psychology

University of Houston - Clear Lake
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Houston

The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for advanced study of human behavior. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for advanced study of human behavior. Course work is taken primarily in psychology, but with faculty permission appropriate course work in the behavioral sciences may be allowed. Applicants should have strong undergraduate preparation in the Behavioral Sciences; those without a strong course background in Psychology may be required to take additional undergraduate course work at UHCL. The MA in Psychology requires 36 hours with a thesis or project, or 39 hours with the internship. The internship option can be used by, for example, by students wishing to teach at the community college level, managing human services agencies or research studies, or working in student services. This program does not prepare students to be qualified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Program Requirements The course requirements can be found in the second half of the Psychology MA catalog entry. Concentrations A master's degree in General Psychology can further prepare students for working in human or government services. This degree will also prepare students for jobs that require technical skills in behavioral research and statistics. Students can also meet requirements to teach psychology to undergraduates. Students have the option to specialize in their graduate degree with concentrations in: Applied Cognitive... [-]

Master's Degree In General Psychology And Health Own Master Of Therapeutic Specialization (double Degree)

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 28 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Psychology General Health is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted . [+]

Master's Degree in Psychology General Health and Therapeutics Own Specialization Master (Dual Degree) The Master in Psychology General Health is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted . This plural formation in the main theoretical approaches to psychology provide students with a comprehensive, global and integrated to addressing and intervene in the area of ​​clinical psychology and health training. In the second course, the Master offers a wide range of electives allowing students to choose a learning path that will enable not only finish the Masters in Health General Psychology, but also specialize in an area of ​​clinical intervention and get an Own Master Specialization Therapeutics. The Universidad Pontificia Comillas has a long history in the training of psychologists. Our Master combines the rigor and academic quality with emphasis on practical learning, reflected in both the methodology of the classes and the quality of practices. Admission ADMISSION PROFILE The Master is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural theoretical perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted. The recommended entry profile is that of a person interested in acquiring knowledge about human beings, their individual and social behavior... [-]

Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. OBJECTIVES The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. The course provides: Instruction on the theories, methods, techniques and dynamics of clinical psychology including its evolutionary and social components and epistemological foundations Training in the main types of clinical therapies directed towards individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations Comprehensive grounding in operational tools that distinguish each type of therapy and a knowledge of the issues and ethics involved in the work of a clinical psychologist The ability to work in the field providing evaluations, diagnosis, preliminary overviews and consultancy The ability to assess the quality and efficiency of previous evaluations of a patient A written and oral proficiency in English or another EU language apart from Italian. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The degree course aims to produce a professional figure characterised by: The ability to evaluate, diagnose, prevent and counsel within various settings of psychological difficulty, such as work with individuals, couples, families and groups The ability to provide clinical advice in health related matters (such as cardio-circulatory disease, Alzheimer, tumour counselling, genetic illness, etc.). They will also be able to advise on matters related to personal and family life (couple counselling, child-birth, estrangement from children, separation and divorce, the ageing process, grief counselling and adoption and foster care advice). They will have the skills to offer advice in legal situations Skills pertaining to consultancy work in both family and inter-racial mediation. Degree holders can work... [-]

Master of Science in Psychology

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA San Luis Obispo

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians trained to counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Graduates are often employed by County Mental Health, Social Services, and other inpatient and outpatient community mental health centers. Many graduates also build successful private practices. Fifteen percent of our graduates pursue doctoral studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. [+]

About the Program The Master of Science in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians trained to counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Graduates are often employed by County Mental Health, Social Services, and other inpatient and outpatient community mental health centers. Many graduates also build successful private practices. Fifteen percent of our graduates pursue doctoral studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Psychology and Child Development Department faculty members coordinate the M.S. Program and regularly teach graduate classes. Some courses are taught by mental health professionals from the community. The M.S. faculty is diverse in terms of professional degrees, clinical training, cultural background, and gender. Graduate classes are small and students receive much individual attention in our on-campus practicum training clinic and community traineeship sites. There are approximately 40 fully matriculated students in Cal Poly's M.S. Psychology Program. Graduate courses are scheduled so that full-time students carrying 12-16 quarter units can secure their degree in two years. Many students take 2 ½-3 years to finish, however, because of the program's extensive clinical training. Student work, family, and other schedules may also make a longer timeline more feasible. Courses are held in the day and evening and are offered only once a year. Prerequisites The MS in Psychology accepts... [-]

Master's Degree In Counseling And Psycho-diagnostics With Integrated Approach

Centro Studi Panta Rei
Campus Full time 252 hours October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. Strengths of our Master: We adopt a broad psychological view to increase the effectiveness / efficiency of the intervention. We provide more job opportunities because the counseling is used with the majority of clients / patients. We provide tools to be an "entrepreneur-professional" success There are projecting towards the future career: psychology is integration between psychological approaches and neuroscience. THE MASTER IN DETAIL A MASTER WITH A BASIC COGNITIVE - BEHAVIORAL AND INTEGRATED WITH A VISION AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL. The cognitive-behavioral approach has significant scientific and experimental basis, is flexible, applicable in various fields working, efficient and effective. At the same time we take care of the integration between different theoretical lines that can give origin to interlacing and intellectually stimulating interventions. We are also fully convinced that our cognitive models of any type are present approximations to the truth rather than absolute truths and keep your eyes open on the landscape can only be beneficial in the development of mental flexibility. Some core competencies provided: Recognize and know how to handle situations of counseling or psychotherapy for the possible deployment Developing skills in designing psychological intervention Increase communication and interpersonal skills Learning to observe: the difference between observation, description and... [-]

Master In Institutional Clinical Psychopedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The course provides training qualified professionals to work with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the children's learning difficulties, young people and adults in school and non-school, enabling thus the educational psychologist for advice and advice in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology. [+]

Differentials Course The course provides training professionals able to act with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the difficulties of learning of children, youths and adults in school and non-school, enabling thus the Psychopedagogists for Consulting and Advisory in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology. General objectives: To train professionals able to act with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the children's learning difficulties, young people and adults in school and non-school. Specific objectives: Enable educational psychologist for advice and advice in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology; Allow psicopedagogo know and diagnose learning disabilities, along with their causes, symptoms and treatments in order to act precisely in the treatment of the problems detected; Empower educational psychologist in the construction of psychoeducational intervention plans, through the assessment of family history and socio-educational of the individual; TARGET AUDIENCE The course is intended for graduates in Pedagogy, Psychology, Speech Therapy, Social Work, Medicine and related fields. METHODOLOGY The teaching methodology is at the discretion of each teacher, which may adopt different teaching strategies, defined in the respective educational programs (Education Plans), privileging case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical classes in the laboratory; discussions... [-]

MPhil in Psychology

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, work-life balance, and human-computer interaction, etc. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. MPhil in Psychology Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, and human-computer interaction, etc. Members of staff have internationally recognised expertise in the areas of: Occupational health psychology (occupational stress, work-life balance, psychology of safety, job insecurity) Positive psychology (positive emotion, positive leadership, psychological capital including resilience, self-efficacy, optimism and hope.) Cross-cultural psychology Applied social psychology Interpersonal communication Human error, human-computer interaction Human cognition Sensation and perception Application for Admission Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$15,540* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2016 to 27 January 2017. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally: a. hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard awarded by a tertiary education institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or b. have obtained an equivalent qualification; or c. have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong... [-]

Master of Clinical Psychology

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Clinical Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to work as clinical psychologists. Graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled and ethical practitioners of Clinical Psychology, capable of adhering to the 'scientist-professional' model of practice. [+]

The Master of Clinical Psychology is a professional qualification for those who wish to work as clinical psychologists. Graduates will be knowledgeable, skilled and ethical practitioners of Clinical Psychology, capable of adhering to the 'scientist-professional' model of practice.

The program is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), and approved by the College of Clinical Psychologists for the purposes of determining College membership, and accepted by the NSW Psychologists Registration Board as an approved fifth and sixth year of study.

Why study with us

We believe your life should be enhanced by your learning, not hampered by it. That's why we've produced a program that's flexible, allowing you to balance work, family and lifestyle commitments. With the program running across three evenings per week, it's possible to both study and earn a living. In fact, many of our students are employed as part-time psychologists, with two days a week dedicated to clinical placements. You control your learning. If you're looking for rapid completion, then the full-time on campus nature of the program is the perfect option. Alternatively our part-time on campus option caters for those with heavier commitments.... [-]


Master of Psychology (Clinical)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 Singapore

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice at a level sufficient to meet the criteria for registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia and Singapore. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice and a pathway for registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia and Singapore and membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. The programs in Australia and Singapore are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and graduates are eligible for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. The professional programs encompass 3 main components: Academic Coursework The coursework modules are usually delivered in weekly teaching sessions and some may be delivered in workshop format (e.g. two 3-day workshops). Students are actively engaged in presentations, role-plays, practice assessments and group discussions. Supervised Practica There is a total of 1,000 practical hours for the Masters program, which are conducted in the JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic and in external clinical settings. Research Thesis A research project focusing on an area of clinical psychology is conducted and written up as a conventional research dissertation. Note: This program is only available for Singapore citizens, Singapore PR or Dependant Pass Holders Disclaimer: Please refer to the Psychology Board of Australia and Australian Psychological Society website for recent updates on registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia Subjects Year 1, Semester 1: 12 credit points Psychological Assessment Working with Clients Adult Psychopathology Evaluation and Research Year 1, Semester 2: 13 credit points Methods of Intervention 1 Child and Family Therapy Practicum 1 Research Thesis A Year 2, Semester 1: 13 credit points Health and Rehabilitation... [-]

Master of Clinical Psychology (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for registered clinical psychologists, or students who have completed a registrable psychology degree, who wish to pursue a career in research or gain a competitive advantage in their career by completing an additional postgraduate qualification. Students gain research skills and expertise in their area of research interest, and demonstrate their outstanding academic ability and commitment to clinical psychology through the completion of the degree. [+]

This course provides students the opportunity to work with leading national and international researchers in their area of interest to develop and complete an original research project which contributes to knowledge. Students gain research training and skills, as well as developing extensive knowledge and expertise in an area of research. Students are supported by a strong and vibrant research culture, both within the school and the University, and have access to other researchers, a wide variety of workshops, the University library and research facilities.

This course is excellent preparation for those students who wish to pursue doctoral research study, a career in research or higher-level psychology positions. Career options include academic appointments, expanded practice roles, advisory positions and industry roles.... [-]


Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA)

Michigan School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time Part time 11 months September 2017 USA Farmington Hills + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA) is an intensive program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to become limited licensed psychologists. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA) is an intensive program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to become limited licensed psychologists. The curriculum challenges students to integrate core knowledge of psychology with emerging clinical skills and attitudes. The program bridges traditional and applied programs by emphasizing psychological theories and concepts, personal experience, clinical training, and research. The instructional format is interactive and combines a variety of teaching methods. Professional development and personal growth are integral to the degree programs at MiSPP, and many aspects of the educational process are based on experiential learning and self-exploration. Students participate in courses, group process, and other related activities that require self-exploration, dialogue and expression of personal information. In addition, courses, clinical supervision or other program-related activities may require classroom presentations and/or written assignments that involve the communication of personal information. Enrollment and duration Students have the option of enrolling in day and/or evening classes. Enrollment as a full time student allows program completion in 11 months, otherwise, depending on the specific combination of day and/or evening classes, program lengths can vary. Full-time enrollment in the MA program at MiSPP begins in the fall semester only. For part-time enrollment, students may start in the fall, winter or spring semester. The ABA concentration can also be combined with the MA program. [-]

Master in Psychology: Psychological Intervention

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). [+]

Study programme The track Psychological Intervention provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and competencies in the field of psychological interventions. The programme includes both advanced theoretical, methodological, and applied aspects of psychological intervention research as well as practical on-the-job training. This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). The courses are carried out in close collaboration with nationally and internationally renowned scholars. Career opportunities Students will be thoroughly prepared for a career in psychological intervention and research. Career opportunities are multifarious, especially in the field of clinical psychology, educational psychology, and other fields of intervention as well as in research. Moreover, the best students can apply for a PhD-programme and enrol in a Doctoral School in the Faculty or they may enrol in the Master in Psychotherapy. [-]

Master in Psychology

Universidad Central de Nicaragua
Online Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Nicaragua Managua

The UCN offers innovative and advanced distant learning study programs in Psychology (MA, Dr./PhD). The excellent and outstanding design is based on a strong practical orientation, Coaching by Skype support and an intensive research orientation from the very first study day. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. International Distant Learning at the UCN The UCN offers innovative and advanced distant learning study programs in Psychology (MA, Dr./PhD). The excellent and outstanding design is based on a strong practical orientation, Coaching by Skype support and an intensive research orientation from the very first study day. This is for students from Nicaragua and other countries worldwide in English and German language. Study Psychology working on solutions for real psychological problems at the UCN International School of Psychology (ISP@UCN). The offered focus areas in Psychology are: Neuro Linguistic Psychology (NLPsy) Coaching Psychology Business Psychology (I/O) Psychotherapy Health Clinical Psychology The international standard workload is for a Master degree (MA) 120 ECTS (60 SUCA) in 2 years and for a Doctorate (Dr./PhD) 180 ECTS (90 SUCA) in 3 years. Prior learning experience can be accepted as credit points and credits from other Universities can be transferred. These study programs can be done completely online without any present on-campus parts. They are especially designed for students with professional experience in the field of psychology, communication, coaching, business management, health, psychotherapy, counseling, social work or related fields. Distant learning is for students who can, for different reasons, not participate in an On-Campus program. Therefore, it has a different design and uses audio-visual medias, Skype, Moodle e-learning platform and accompanying Coaching. These programs stared in 2008. Today there are about 70 students from 12 countries worldwide (4 continents). For the distant learning programs of the UCN we offer as well... [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster University Leiden
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Netherlands Leiden Austria Vienna China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 11 more

The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its [+]

10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in which he/she wishes to... [-]

Health Master's Degree In General Psychology

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession General Health Psychologist, [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. Program Description The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession Psychologist General Health, which allows graduates / graduates who own, develop their professional activity or self-employed in the sector sanitary. GOALS The Master in Psychology General Health's main objective is to prepare students as competent professionals in the field of Health Psychology, with a generic profile and training in the skills outlined in the guidelines themselves of the health profession: Psychologist General Health. This preparation involves the acquisition of professional skills assessment, intervention and acquisition of basic skills from a scientific perspective. The Master is designed as an advanced applied attitudinal training, and specialized in a body of conceptual knowledge, procedural, technical and enable professionals navigate the field of health psychology and practice. Through the contents of this Master it is also intended basic research training and applied to the field of health, as well as critical and reflective capacities that result in an improvement in their professional practice. It is intended that students acquire the necessary skills to tackle the various problems that may arise in the exercise of the profession of Psychologist General Health, being able to take the necessary autonomy to make decisions for themselves, making use of scientific resources and professional necessary for this purpose. Students must acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for conducting research, evaluations and psychological interventions on aspects of behavior and activity of the people... [-]