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MA Two-Year Curriculum

Student progress through the Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology degree program at Argosy University, Washington DC is intended to be sequential. Certain courses are offered to first-year students that provide a theoretical and practical foundation for courses that will follow.

In addition, certain advanced courses require the student to have the background of more basic courses in order to benefit fully from the course experience. Students must satisfy all stated prerequisites for a course before a registration for that course can be considered official.

  • Year One
    • Fall Semester
      • PP6401 - Professionalization Group I (1)
      • PP7365 - Clinical Interviewing (3)
      • PP7370 - Cognitive Assessment (4)
      • PP7501 - Adult Psychopathology (3)
    • Spring Semester
      • PP6402 - Professionalization Group II (1)
      • PP7330 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (3)
      • PP7372 - Projective Personality Assessment (4)
      • PP8010 - Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy (3)
    • Summer Semester
      • PP7371 - Objective Personality Assessment [Summer I] (3)
      • Intervention Elective (3)
  • Year Two
    • Fall Semester
      • PP7200 - Statistics and Research I (3)
      • PP7010 - Lifespan Development (3)
      • PP6201 - Master's Practicum I (3)***
    • Spring Semester
      • Intervention Elective (3)* or Bases Course (3)**
      • PP6011 - Integrative Paper (1)
      • PP6202 - Master's Practicum II (3)***
    • Summer Semester
      • PP7340 - Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations (3)
    • Notes:

      *Intervention elective course options include PP 8030 Psychodynamic Theory and Therapy , PP 7373 Integrative Assessment , PP 8050 Family and Couples Therapy , and PP 8060 Group Psychotherapy.

      **Bases course options include PP 7000 History and Systems , PP 7040 Cognition and Affective Processes , PP 7050 Physiological Psychology , and PP 7060 Social Psychology.

      ***Practicum and corresponding seminar require concurrent enrollment.