Psychology & Philosophy

B.S. in Psychology

  1. Identify and utilize a variety of sources of information to solve problems; be able to apply different methods to collect and analyze data;Apply analytical skills to summarize and draw findings from data.
  2. Identify and utilize a variety of sources of information to solve problems; be able to apply different methods to collect and analyze data; apply analytical skills to summarize and draw findings from data
  3. Present ideas in a clear, organized fashion both in writing and oral communication. Develop coherent written and oral arguments
  4. Professional development skills, including project management and the ability to work in a team; ability to work collaboratively on complex projects; divide complex tasks down and monitor progress to completion; problem solve effectively with group members when obstacles are encountered

M.A, in Counseling Psychology

  1. The ability to communicate with individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
  2. Ability to advocate for others in a professional setting.
  3. The ability to make decisions and solve problems.
  4. The ability to obtain and process information.
  5. The ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  6. Ability to write clinical progress notes and other client related paperwork.
  7. Competence in providing individual and group counseling.

M.S. in Psychological Science

  1. Using research methodologies and data analytic techniques appropriate to professional standards and conventions, graduates will be able to formulate research hypotheses, establish techniques for collecting valid data, utilize data analytic techniques, and draw conclusions that provide answers to research questions.
  2. Graduates will be able to understand, compare, and contrast key theories, findings, concepts, and principles across the different content domains of psychological science. They will be able to articulate how psychological principles can be used to explain thoughts, feeling, and behaviors. They will also be prepared to explain social issues from a psychological perspective and generate informed public policy recommendations.

S.S.P. in School Psychology

  1. ​Collaborate with others in a multi-disciplinary team to address issues or problems, such as presenting information or teaching other methods to work with those with psychological difficulties.
  2. ​Formulate goals for a team or individual.
  3. ​Articulate and defend position to others based on a systematic process.
  4. ​Produce compelling scientific writing to be disseminated to other professionals as well as non-experts in a comprehensive yet comprehensible manner.
  5. ​Organize and integrate large quantities of quantitative and qualitative to develop meaningful conclusions.
  6. ​Discriminate between relevant and irrelevant information and data.
  7. ​Recommend appropriate courses of action to other professionals and non-experts on how to handle specific difficulties

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

  1. The ability to apply diversity-sensitive theories, methods, and techniques to their work as professional psychologists.
  2. The ability to use and produce research as a basis for professional psychological practice

Ph.D. in School Psychology

  1. The ability to communicate with persons inside and outside the organization. Graduates are trained to be effective communicators in both written and verbal formats.
  2. The ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work. Graduates are trained to be effective leaders and managers, making effective decisions and solving problems as they arise.
  3. The ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data. Graduates are trained in research methodology allowing them to be able to analyze data in a variety of formats.

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