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Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

​Students must complete at least 48 quarter hours and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20.

Core Courses 

Diversity Core Courses

Graduate Capstone

Sample Psychology Elective Courses

With the permission of the Program Director, students may be able to substitute other psychology or non-psychology courses for the diversity and elective requirements detailed above.

Additional Requirements

In addition, program requirements include two options for demonstrating successful completion of the program: 1) a traditional master's thesis involving an empirical study; or 2) a research study or program evaluation “Capstone” project based on the student's internship or employment experience. Upon completion of coursework, students are required to maintain active student registration status until graduation. 

​​Time Limitation

All degree requirements must be successfully completed within a maximum period of five years.


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