Clinical Psychology

Degree: M.S.

Complete either a master's degree or licensure with Millersville University's 42- and 60-credit options in the Master of Science in Clinical Psychology program.

Why Study This Program?

This clinical graduate program at Millersville University is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in mental health, functioning as counselors and clinicians. This program emphasizes the development of assessment and psychotherapeutic skills through coursework and supervised experience with clients in the department’s training clinic, and through internships in local mental health agencies and hospitals. Students should leave this program with good interpersonal communication skills combined with a strong knowledge base in psychological assessment and effective interventions with growing emphasis on empirically-supported treatments. Graduates of this comprehensive and well-integrated program of study will be prepared to work in mental health settings or pursue advanced doctoral study.

What Will You Learn?

The Master of Science program in Clinical Psychology offers 42- and 60-credit options. The 42-credit option is suitable for entering a doctoral program after graduation. The 60-credit option meets the educational requirements in the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) PA regulations and is recommended if you wish to become licensed. Students in this program will take nine core credits, six credits of Skill I, six credits of Skill 2: Assessment, six credits of Advanced Skills III, and 9-27 credits of electives depending on the students doctorate or licensure program option. In addition all students are expected to complete an internship.

Clinical Psychology at Millersville University

MU’s clinical graduate program at MU is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in mental health.