Michigan School of Professional Psychology

Introduction

The Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP), an independent not-for-profit graduate school, provides an educational climate which inspires students to live up to their potential, professionally and personally. The institution has been a leader in clinical, experiential self-directed education for over 30 years. Its curriculum emphasizes personal growth, authenticity, and creativity as integral parts of the academic process.

PURPOSE & MISSION

The Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP) is a unique learning community inspiring growth and excellence. In support of this purpose, the mission of MiSPP is to create an atmosphere characterized by inquiry, discovery, and creativity. Dynamic relationships and strong academic rigor foster the development of psychologists and psychotherapists who make significant contributions to their communities and the mental health profession by delivering expert clinical services with integrity and respect for diverse populations. Certificate offerings and non-credit courses give learners the opportunity to broaden their expertise in psychological areas of study. External involvement is critical to the achievement of the institutional purpose; to this end, MiSPP actively supports outreach, education and service opportunities that generate healthy environments and relationships.

CORE VALUES

  • Inquiry, discovery, and creativity
  • Relationships, engagement, and service
  • Diversity and respect
  • Integrity

FACULTY

MiSPP’s faculty has a diverse range of clinical experience in many disciplines. These disciplines include health psychology, clinical psychology, multicultural psychology, education, philosophy, and research. A partnership exists between students and faculty in pursuit of a common goal: advance professional development and increase personal growth. In this endeavor, students and faculty co-create the optimal learning environment.

STUDENTS

MA students enter the program with academic preparation in psychology – many also have related work experience. PsyD students enter the program with a graduate degree and have a background of study in psychology or related field. MiSPP graduate students seek to become practicing clinicians committed to the humanistic principles and values of psychology.

Students for Fall 2016:

  • 103 MA students
  • 66 PsyD students
  • 5 ABA Certificate Students (not in dual MA program)
  • 79% Women
  • 21% Men
  • 1% International students
  • 28% Students of color
  • Average student age is 31 years
  • Average MA student age is 29 years
  • Average PsyD student age is 34 years
  • Average ABA student age is 44 years
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA)

Campus Full time Part time 11 months September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Contact

26811 Orchard Lake Rd

Address Michigan School of Professional Psychology 26811 Orchard Lake Road
48334-4512 Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA
Phone +1 248-476-1122, ext 117