Master of Arts in Psychology (GLG0)

Harris Hall 326 (map)

Department Chair
Dr. Marianna Linz
Harris Hall 330

Psychology (South Charleston) 
Graduate College 101C

Dr. Tom Linz
Harris Hall 212

Areas of Emphasis Offered: Clinical Psychology; General Psychology; School Psychology

Certificates: Clinical Psychology (post-master’s)

Curriculum: 36 credit hours.

Normal time to complete for full-time student: 2 years minimum.

Program Highlights

Students in all programs are expected to behave in accordance with the APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct. Consequences for violations may include suspension or dismissal from the student’s program of study.

Program Objectives

The general M.A. program is NOT in itself a clinical training program; students who plan to do clinical work should apply for and complete the entire Graduate Certificate in Clinical Psychology sequence (described in a separate section below), which is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level clinical positions.

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Admission Requirements for School Psychology Emphasis

  • GRE
  • 3.0 GPA in Undergraduate Coursework
  • Prerequisites: Abnormal, developmental, statistics, experimental or research, psychology of learning or cognitive and social psychology.

Application deadline for Admission

Psychology MA, Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1
Clinical Area of Emphasis– Fall only: January 31

GRE or other test required: GRE

Program location: South Charleston; all courses are offered after 4:00 pm on weekdays and occasionally on Saturdays.