The Master of Arts Clinical Psychology Program is a terminal master's program offered at the UCF Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. The Research/Thesis Track is designed for students who wish to focus on clinical research and/or are interested in pursuing entry into a doctoral program following the completion of their Master's degree. Students who complete this option are not eligible to become Licensed Mental Health Counselors upon graduation. Please visit the program's website for more information, including a list of program faculty members and frequently asked questions (FAQs): https://sciences.ucf.edu/psychology/graduate/ma-clinical/faqs/.
The Clinical Psychology MA Research/Thesis Track program requires a minimum of 38 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree, including 32 credit hours of required courses, and 6 thesis hours. The curriculum emphasizes the development of research experience and skills. Further, the curriculum is designed to be flexible, with numerous elective courses to help the student pursue specific interests and to work towards specific goals. Students in this track work closely with a faculty mentor.
Note: This track is for students who wish to focus on clinical research and/or preparation for doctoral-level study upon graduation. Students who complete this track will not be license-eligible when they graduate. Completion of this track does not guarantee admissions into a doctoral program.
Total Credit Hours Required: 38 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree
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