SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES


MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY

Description:
The Master of Science in Psychology is a comprehensive graduate program designed to train students to become professionals who provide relevant counselling and interventions to children, teenagers and adults. The program focuses on the general study of emotions, behavior and thought processes on individuals in all ages. It aims to help resolve the patient’s personality issues through critical thinking and effective problem solving strategies. The program adheres to a scientist-practitioner model of integrating scientific inquiry with committed, responsible practice of psychology. Students are trained to conduct research on relevant issues in their area of specialization and to base professional practice on a solid empirical foundation. Students are to develop critical thinking skills, social engagement, professional integrity, and a pursuit for lifelong learning.


Admission Requirements:
1.  Must have recommendation from previous college dean and college instructor.
2.  Must take and pass the entrance examination for the master’s program.
3.  Must have most recent medical and dental health record.
4.  Must have the Original copy of the transcript of records.
5.  Must have a copy of NSO certified birth certificate.
6.  Must have a certificate of good moral character.
7.  Must have a copy of the honorable dismissal.
8.  Must have a copy of college diploma.
9.  One 2”x 2” copy of latest photo.


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY
Program Completion Time Table
1st Semester, Year 1
2 Basic Courses + 1 Cognate Course (9 units)
Res 101 Research Methodology 3 units
Psych 101 Seminar in Educational Psychology 3 units
FED Foundation of Education 3 units
TOTAL
9 units

2nd Semester, Year 1
1 Basic Course (Statistics) + 2 Cognate Courses (10 units)
Stat 101 Research Statistics w/ Computer App 4 units
Psych 102 Group Dynamics 3 units
Psych 103 Theories of Personality 3 units
TOTAL
10 units

1st Semester, Year 2
4 Major Courses (12 units)
Psych 201 Psychological Testing I 3 units
Psych 202 Clinical Psychology 3 units
Psych 203 Seminar in Industrial Psychology 3 units
Psych 204 Psychotherapy 3 units
TOTAL
9 units

2nd Semester, Year 2
Research Workshop + 2 Major Courses (9 units)*
*can be taken during the preceding summer term
Psych 203 Group Process and Program Development 3 units
Psych 204 Seminar in Exceptional Psychology 3 units
STW Seminar in Thesis Writing 3 units
TOTAL
9 units

Upon the Completion of All Academic Requirements (37 units):
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
Thesis Writing
6 units
NB.: A Student CANNOT take the Comprehensive Examination without passing ALL 37 academic units. Thesis Writing can be enrolled only after passing the Comprehensive Examination.
Bridging Courses**
for NON-PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATES

**bridging courses are made available under special arrangement
SUMMARY OF REQUIRED COURSES
Abnormal Psychology 3 units Basic Courses 10 units
Experimental Psychology 3 units Cognate Courses 9 units
Industrial Psychology 3 units Majors Courses 15 units
Psychology of Learning 3 units Research Workshop 3 units
Thesis Writing 6 units
TOTAL UNITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE
46 units


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