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Master of Science



This program provides advanced, concentrated study for students wishing to prepare for additional graduate study, employment in a clinical or research setting, and teaching at the community college level or preparing for licensure. Students can choose to complete a thesis or a clinical internship as part of their program.

Doctoral Programs that have Admitted Our Graduates
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  • Case Western Reserve
  • University of South Dakota
  • Spaulding University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Ohio
  • University of Pittsburg
  • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Admission Criteria/Application Procedures

Applicants to this program must submit all application materials by April 15. Application materials include:

  1. A letter of application, which includes a personal statement of the applicant’s career goals and how the degree will be applied within those career goals
  2. Complete, official transcripts from all institutions attended. On a separate sheet, applicants should indicate their overall GPA for undergraduate and graduate courses, GPA in all psychology courses, and GPA for the 60 credits of coursework. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  3. Standardized graduate admission test (GRE)
  4. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s academic performance and potential for graduate study
  5. A vita or resume
Graduate Faculty (Master of Science Psychology)

Hatch, Doxey: (406) 657-2959 / / View Faculty Web Site
Havens, Michael: (406) 657-2248 / / View Faculty Web Site
McMullen, Matthew: (406) 657-2958 / / View Faculty Web Site

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Program Structure

Online/Evening Classes? No

Program Length: If you take a full load of 9 credits per semester, you could finish this program in about 5 semesters.

courses credit
PSYC 505 Clinical Research Methods 3
PSYC 510 Advanced Social Psychology 3
PSYC 515 Psychopathology 3
PSYC 520 Human Neuropsychology 3
PSYC 525 Psychology Assessment of Cognitive Abilities 3
PSYC 530 Psychopharmacology 3
PSYC 535 Techniques of Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 540 Theories of Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 545 Stress and Health 3
PSYC 590 Internship 1-8
PSYC 591 Independent Study 1-5
PSYC 592 Seminar 3
PSYC 593 Workshop 1-8
STAT 541 Advanced Statistics 3
Total minimum credits required for degree 42
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Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information. Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.

Our office is located in McMullen Hall, First Floor.
The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302


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