This 36-credit hour Master of Arts program provides graduate students with a general academic foundation in the field of psychology and fills a gap in the training and changing professional preparation in human service organizations. It also may be suited to those who may seek to further their study at the doctoral level. The program offers a wide variety of required and elective courses that provide students with the skills and resources needed to examine and understand the broader context of a person’s life – family, school, work groups, and other significant systems.
All program academic standing requirements are defined in the NYC Psychology Department Graduate Program Catalog.
Note: Tracks within this program are being developed. For more information, consult the Psychology Department at 212-346-1506.
|Required Core Courses 1|
|PSY 604||Developmental Psychology||3|
|PSY 615||Research Design and Statistics I||3|
|PSY 623||Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 624||Cognitive Psychology||3|
|PSY 625||Personality Theories||3|
|Required Elective Courses|
|Select six of the following: 2||18|
|Research Design and Statistics II|
|Community Mental Health: Philosophy and Concepts|
|Comm Resource:Interagency Coor|
|Mentored Lab Class Semester 1|
|Mentored Lab Class Semester 2|
|Instructional Psychology: Multimedia Applications|
|Critical Thinking I : Foundation|
|Multicultural and Gender Issues in Psychology|
|Occupational Health Psychology|
|Counseling 2.0:Counseling in the Digital Age|
|Practicum in Psychology|
|Independent Study in Graduate Psychology|
In addition to the following courses students are required to enroll in PSY 698 Professional Seminar (MA in Psychology Program) (0 credits). See department program director for details.
Other psychology courses may be taken as approved by the Psychology Department. See department program director for availability of the following courses: PSY 602 Ethics in Psychology; PSY 603 Introduction to International Psychology; and PSY 643 Psychology at the United Nations.