The Master of Science in Psychology from Avila University is a 36-credit degree program that provides students with a solid foundation in psychology. The degree program offers students an in-depth survey of the diverse research, theory, and practices of psychology’s many sub-disciplines. The program is designed for students preparing to apply for doctoral programs and for students interested in working in non-clinical settings.
The MS in Psychology degree program has three tracks: research, mental health and general. The degree programs require a set of core courses that cover foundation components of psychology and statistical research design. The research track utilizes additional coursework with hands-on research to prepare students planning for advanced study in psychology. Both tracks are available to those students who are interested continuing their education in psychology in a non-clinical path.
|Core Courses - 18 Hours|
|PY 612||Advanced Cognitive Processes|
|PY 617||Research Design and Analysis I|
|PY 621||Advanced Developmental Psychology|
|PY 627||Research Design and Analysis II|
|PY 650||Biological Bases of Behavior|
|PY 655||Advanced Social Psychology|
|PY 637||Research Design and Analysis III|
|PY 647||Research Experience (2 hours)|
|PY 697||Master's Thesis (6 hours)|
|Mental Health Concentration|
|PY 623||Drugs & Behavior|
|PY 630||Theories of Counseling|
|PY 641||Abnormal Psychology of Children and Adolescents|
|PY 667||Psychopathology I|
|PY 680||Special Topics as approved|
|PY 681||Human Sexuality|
|PY 699||Master’s Project|
For course descriptions, please view the graduate catalog.