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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For the UD community, the beginning of the spring semester also means that another significant event is on the near horizon: Groundhog 2018. It's the 55th Groundhog celebration at UD, and this year, we think, might just be the best one yet. From refreshers on the standard information to some exciting new additions we're trying out this year, here's what you need to know about the night the Groundhog will dance with the promise of spring.

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Annual MLK Day Symposium Fosters Discussion on Spirituality of Nonviolence and Inclusion

After spending nearly a decade in the banking industry, Sister Josephine (Toni) Garrett, C.S.F.N., BA '03, began searching for ways to build upon her Catholic faith, and on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, she fostered a discussion on discipleship and discernment as she delivered the university's annual Martin Luther King Day Symposium lecture titled "I've Been to the Mountaintop: Reflections on a Spirituality of Nonviolence and Inclusion."

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UD Gathers Renowned Catholic Journalists to Examine the Modern Papacy

The University of Dallas is honored to bring together three of the most prominent voices in Catholic journalism in the United States for the 2018 Eugene McDermott Lectureship titled "The Papacy in the 21st Century: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?" Ross Douthat (New York Times) and Austen Ivereigh (Crux), with John Allen Jr. (Crux) serving as moderator, will examine the modern papacy, situating Pope Francis' pontificate in the context of recent papal history, the broader Catholic tradition and the future of Catholicism.

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