Masters Programs

Master of Science in Psychology

The Masters of Science program in Psychology is designed to train practitioners and researchers who can function in a variety of applied settings. The core curriculum is intended to provide students with a base of knowledge in psychology. The curriculum consists of a minimum of 36 credits of approved graduate work. Students are expected to select electives, project/thesis topics, and supervised field experiences that meet not only the degree requirements, but also their academic interest and particular professional objectives. A maximum of 6 credit hours of approved graduate course work may be transferred from another graduate degree program.

The following areas of specialization and professional training are offered:

The Professional Counseling Psychology program provides coursework and professional training in counseling. Students are required to complete 60 credit hours to achieve eligibility to take the Florida state exam for a license in Mental Health Counseling.

The Legal Psychology program offers a dual MS/JD degree is geared to students interested in pursuing a law degree in conjunction with training in legal psychology. Candidates must meet the entrance requirements and be accepted by the Psychology Department and the College of Law.