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Psychology

Graduate Programs Overview

For information about the specific programs, please click on the desired program.  This page offers a brief comparison of the programs offered:

Applied Behavior Analysis:  This degree program trains students to apply behavioral science in real-world settings such as clinics or schools. Students use a systematic approach to the assessment and evaluation of behavior, and the application of interventions that alter behavior.

Experimental Psychology: This degree is research oriented.  Graduates will often work in colleges, universities, research centers, government, and private businesses. Many will continue on for doctoral programs.

School Psychology: This degree is assessment oriented.  Candidates interview and test students to identify placement issues and optimize learning.  Graduates work as school psychologists within the public school system.

Mental Health Counseling: This is an applied degree where students use research to counsel clients in need. Graduates work with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients in community mental health, schools, and in private practice.