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The learning format.

This master’s degree program is designed to provide the highest level of rigorous academic training and mentorship while meeting the needs of working professionals and students who are interested in complementing their course work with clinical or research experiences.  Classes are taught at the College Park campus during the evenings.  In class lectures are complemented by faculty office hours offered in person and remotely.  Additionally, course material is also supplemented by the opportunity to engage in research and clinical experiences by becoming involved in faculty research labs.  Click here for a full list of psychology faculty.  

The program is designed to be completed in 15 months over the course of 5 terms.  Students will be expected to complete two courses per term.

Career mentorship and preparation.

Alongside traditional course curricula, the Master’s program has a special emphasis on helping students achieve their individual goals through close faculty mentoring.  Whether students are interested in pursuing a career in clinical work or research, or considering applying to Ph.D. programs, our full-time faculty are committed to helping students prepare for their future endeavors.  Mentoring can occur in-person during scheduled on-campus visits with faculty at the University of Maryland or through individual online video conferencing with faculty.  Admitted students may also take advantage of the many opportunities and resources offered through the University, including their outstanding educational resources and career services division.

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