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 86513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course examines the nature and use of psychological tests and the methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. The focus of study surveys widely used tests and how these tests are constructed, administered, and scored. The focus is on understanding test results and integrating them into the therapy process. Ethical behavior related to testing is also addressed.

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
  • Interpret and devise psychosocial assessments
  • Discriminate the ethical and cultural issues involved in testing
  • Analyze and evaluate intelligence tests
  • Analyze and evaluate projective tests
  • Formulate a mental status exam
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Additional Available Licensure Requirement

MFT 86513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course examines the nature and use of psychological tests and the methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. The focus of study surveys widely used tests and how these tests are constructed, administered, and scored. The focus is on understanding test results and integrating them into the therapy process. Ethical behavior related to testing is also addressed.

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
  • Interpret and devise psychosocial assessments
  • Discriminate the ethical and cultural issues involved in testing
  • Analyze and evaluate intelligence tests
  • Analyze and evaluate projective tests
  • Formulate a mental status exam
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Evaluate, incorporate and demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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