Master of Science (MS) in Psychology
Counseling Psychology Specialization
School of Psychology
Through this rigorous online curriculum you will gain an understanding of counseling theory and the development of psychological testing skills. While some master's degree graduates may pursue licensure as psychology assistants or technicians, this specialization does not prepare graduates for licensure as an independent, professional counselor or psychologist. Kingston University offers a PsyD specialization in counseling psychology that complements this master's degree.
Residency Requirements: Three week-long master's degree colloquia, each taken during specific milestones in your program.
Note: Master's degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for licensure as counseling psychologists.
- ENROLL NOW FOR CLASSES BEGINNING: May 1, 2017
- COST PER 5-CREDIT COURSE: $1,705
- (pricing is subject to periodic adjustment)
- TOTAL QUARTER CREDITS: 70 credits
- PSY 7011 - Foundations of Psychology - Master's Learners - 5 credits
- PSY 7210 - Lifespan Development - 5 credits
- PSY 7542 - Ethics and Multicultural Issues - 5 credits
- PSY 7610 - Tests and Measurements - 5 credits
- PSY 7620 - Inferential Statistics- 5 credits
- PSY 7650 - Research Methods - 5 credits
- PSY 8210 - Principles of Psychopathology - 5 credits
- PSY 8230 - Psychological Testing - 5 credits
- PSY 8090 - Counseling Theories - 5 credits
- PSY 8091- Group Counseling - 5 credits
- PSY 8092 - Counseling Skills and Procedures - 5 credits
- PSY 9150 - Master's Final Project - 5 credits
Two Elective Courses:
Choose from graduate courses, excluding 8000-level psychology testing and internship period. - 10 credits Recommended elective courses include:
- PSY 7225 - Child and Adolescent Psychology - 5 credits
- PSY 7310 - Biological Basis of Behavior - 5 credits
- PSY 8160 - Strategies for Life and Career Planning - 5 credits
- PSY 8310 - Theories of Psychotherapy - 5 credits
- PSY 8510 - Family Systems Theories - 5 credits
- PSY 8520 - Couples Therapy - 5 credits
- For learners interested in gaining practicum experience, the following two course sequence is available. Both courses must be taken to complete the practicum experience. Learners electing to complete practicum must earn 600 practicum hours.
- PSY 8391 - Master's Practicum I - 5 credits
- PSY 8393 - Master's Practicum II - 5 credits
- Or choose from any graduate courses in the School of
Psychology, excluding 800-level psychology testing and internship courses.
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