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

PSY 86512 Group Psychology

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the basic issues and key concepts of group processes and the application of these concepts in a variety of group settings. The focus of study encourages the development of the personal qualities required for effective counseling, such as integrity, sensitivity, flexibility, insight, compassion, and personal presence. Multicultural and legal/ethical issues will also be explored.

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
  • Compare and contrast the issues related to group leadership
  • Evaluate the ethical and professional aspects of group leadership
  • Formulate group process issues for each phase in the evolution of a group
  • Assess how group leaders can effectively work with issues of cultural diversity
  • Integrate evidence based research on group psychotherapy and clinical effectiveness
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Additional Available Licensure Requirement

PSY 86512 Group Psychology

Credits : 3

This course focuses on the basic issues and key concepts of group processes and the application of these concepts in a variety of group settings. The focus of study encourages the development of the personal qualities required for effective counseling, such as integrity, sensitivity, flexibility, insight, compassion, and personal presence. Multicultural and legal/ethical issues will also be explored.

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
  • Compare and contrast the issues related to group leadership
  • Evaluate the ethical and professional aspects of group leadership
  • Formulate group process issues for each phase in the evolution of a group
  • Assess how group leaders can effectively work with issues of cultural diversity
  • Integrate evidence based research on group psychotherapy and clinical effectiveness
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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