Psychology

Learn from professors and practitioners who integrate the broad range of human experience in the advanced study of psychology.

The master's program in psychology is devoted to the recovery of some of the great traditions in 20th century psychology often lost in the shuffle of current day clinical and research-oriented programs. Offering an array of courses in personality theory, psychodiagnostics, psychotherapy and health psychology, the master's program also provides incisive courses in the history of psychology, as well as special topics classes ranging from primate studies to projective techniques. 

The distinguishing character of the program lies in its existential-phenomenological and historical orientation drawing upon the traditions of depth psychology and humanistic psychology.

Advance your career and academic work. 

The goal of the graduate program is to prepare students for advanced academic work in psychology or for professional mental health practice in a wide range of settings. Graduates enter the marketplace with a flexible degree that allows them to pursue state level credentials including Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Psychological Associate (PA). Learn from distinguished faculty committed to qualitative research and academic psychology's humanistic tradition.

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News

Rekindling 'The Truth of Human Experience'

The urgent task of philosophy in our day, according to the renowned German philosopher Martin Heidegger, is to relearn the art of seeing what is before us, argues Chad Engelland, director of the philosophy master's program, in his recently published book, "Heidegger's Shadow: Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn."

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In Memoriam: Robert "Bob" J. Finegan

Former university trustee Robert "Bob" J. Finegan, passed away last week on July 7, 2017, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loved ones. He will be dearly missed and remembered as a courageous and kind spirit.

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