Clinical Psychology: MA Degree Program

The Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University has a strong commitment to training practitioners who demonstrate high levels of professionalism and clinical skill. Our Master of Arts (MA) degree in Clinical Psychology program is designed to introduce you to basic clinical skills that enable you to serve the mental health needs of diverse client populations. The program can serve as a preliminary step for those who wish to pursue a doctoral degree in clinical psychology.

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Program Goals and Objectives

Specific objectives of the Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology degree program at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University include the preparation of practitioners of psychology who:

  • Are capable of delivering diagnostic and therapeutic services effectively to diverse populations of clients in need of such treatment.
  • Understand the biological, psychological and social bases of human functioning.
  • Are able to evaluate and use the existing and evolving body of knowledge and methods in the practice and science of psychology to enhance the applications of psychology throughout their careers.
  • Are able to assume leadership positions, to work with other disciplines, and to provide training for mental health professionals in healthcare and other organizational systems.