Clinical Psychology

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The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology is designed for students with career interests in master?s-level clinical practice or those who plan to obtain a Ph.D. or Psy.D. The foundation of the Clinical Psychology program is the scientist-practitioner model with training rooted in theoretical knowledge and ethical practice. The clinical training component provides students with instruction in empirically-based psychotherapies, assessment, and diagnosis, culminating in a practicum and a two-semester internship.

The research focus of the program is designed to develop students? critical thinking and quantitative skills, and includes coursework in research design and analysis, and a required thesis. The Clinical Psychology program is approved by and affiliated with the Council of Applied Master's Programs in Psychology (CAMPP).

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2016 Distinguished Graduate Student
Annie L. Weller Scholarship
Betty Wright Downing Award
Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellowship
Dr. Harold M. & Alice D. Cavins Scholarship
Dr. William Bailey Fund
Frances Meyer Hampton Graduate Scholarship
Genie Lenihan Graduate Fellowship in Clinical Psychology
Graduate Student Investigator Award
Hamand Society of Graduate Scholars
King-Mertz Research/Creative Activity Awards
King-Mertz Research/Creative Activity College Award of Excellence
Mrs. Pratima Niranjan Shah Scholarship
Robert & Kathryn Augustine Distinguished Master's Thesis Award Competition & MAGS Thesis Nomination
The EIU College Thesis Award of Excellence
The Graduate School Research/Creative Activity Grants
Williams Travel Grants

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Clinical Psychology, Physical Science 1065
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