MA | Master of Arts in Psychology

Psychology master's courses in the Master of Arts in Psychology program

The following master's level courses comprise CalSouthern’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology degree program. In order to fulfill educational requirements for licensure at the master’s level in California – MFT and/or LPCC – all required courses must be completed. Elective options are not available for this program. For licensure requirements in other states, please contact your applicable state board.

Required Core Courses

MFT 86504 Ethical Issues in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy

Credits : 3
This course familiarizes the learner with the area of law and ethics, critical to the Marriage and Family Therapist and the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Fundamental laws and ethical principles are examined as well as general theoretical issues. The learner will have the opportunity to experience the process of ethical decision making and critical thinking. The learner will explore the complex interplay between legal and ethical codes, cultural issues, therapist's values and common sense necessary to building an ethical practice.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Distinguish the major issues related to sound and professional practice
  • Integrate the ethical principles of marriage and family therapists and licensed professional clinical counselors
  • Illustrate California and other state laws regulating the license to practice as an MFT and LPCC
  • Formulate cultural issues and research findings relevant to ethical clinical practice
  • Explain the training, supervision, and state licensing requirements
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
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Additional Available Licensure Requirement

MFT 86504 Ethical Issues in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy

Credits : 3
This course familiarizes the learner with the area of law and ethics, critical to the Marriage and Family Therapist and the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Fundamental laws and ethical principles are examined as well as general theoretical issues. The learner will have the opportunity to experience the process of ethical decision making and critical thinking. The learner will explore the complex interplay between legal and ethical codes, cultural issues, therapist's values and common sense necessary to building an ethical practice.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Distinguish the major issues related to sound and professional practice
  • Integrate the ethical principles of marriage and family therapists and licensed professional clinical counselors
  • Illustrate California and other state laws regulating the license to practice as an MFT and LPCC
  • Formulate cultural issues and research findings relevant to ethical clinical practice
  • Explain the training, supervision, and state licensing requirements
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
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