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Information for Current MS Psychology Students

This page is intended for current students in the MS Psychology program and has information about the MS Capstone Project or Thesis process, links to forms, the program handbook, and other information.

The university bulletin listing for this program is found here.


MS Psychology Program Handbook

Handbook for MS Psychology Students

The MS Psychology Program Handbook provides an in-depth coverage of the program, along procedures, sample plans of study, suggested timelines for projects, links to forms, and other helpful information.

Plan of Study

In order to register for classes, students are required to have a plan of study approved by the Graduate College. A general template for a MS Psychology Plan of Study is found on this page. When reaching this page, scroll down the page until you find a drop down option titled "Psychology Plan of Study Forms." The courses listed may need to be revised depending on your specific academic path through this program. In the program handbook, you will find suggested course sequences for students focused on a Master's Degree in Psychology, a Master's Degree in Psychology for pursuing clinical psychology, and a Master's Degree in Psychology that also includes coursework required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Registration Forms

The department's forms page includes forms for registering for PSY589 Advanced Research, PSY590 Applied Research, PSY592 Psychology Practicum, PSY593 Research Development, and forms regarding the master's thesis process.