The M.S. Program in Psychological Sciences offers three tracks: Clinical/Counseling, Applied Experimental, and General Experimental. The graduate program provides intensive education and training for careers at the master's level. The program can also provide preparation for further graduate education.
The M.S. Program in Psychological Sciences is designed as a full-time, day-time, and year-around program. Most students finish the degree in five semesters. Students complete coursework in core psychology areas such as learning, developmental, social psychology, and research methods, as well as specialized courses in assessment, therapy, and research skills.
Augusta University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the Clinical/Counseling track of the master's program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC). It should be noted that the American Psychological Association (APA) does not accredit masters' programs. The Department and its faculty members maintain active relationships with the discipline's various governing and professional bodies, such as the American Psychological Association (APA), American Psychological Society (APS), Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP), Council of Applied Master's Programs in Psychology (CAMPP), and North American Association of Master's in Psychology (NAMP).