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Program description


We expect that our Psychology graduating students will have:

  1. A basic knowledge of psychology and related fields.
  2. The ability to evaluate the assumptions, purposes, methods, and results of psychological research and scholarship.
  3. Skills in teamwork, leadership, writing, speaking and listening, especially concerning psychology-related topics.

Admission requirements

Program Specific Degree Requirements

Master's Programs

Plan A (thesis)

In addition to the general requirements specified in this Catalog, the following are required: (1) successful completion and oral defense of a thesis; (2) PSYC 5060. Statistical Methods in Psychology - 3 hours or STAT 5050. Statistical Methods in Biological Science - 3 hours; PSYC 5300. Applied Multivariate Analysis - 3 hours or STAT 5055. Statistical Methods for Biologists II - 3 hours; PSYC 5520. Research Design in Psychology - 3 hours; (3) at least 9 hours in 5000-level courses exclusive of those listed above and exclusive of research and thesis research credit.

A minimum of 30 semester hours is required (26 coursework hours and 4 thesis hours).

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Program content

  • General Psychology
  • Research Psychological Methods
  • Biological Psychology
  • Drugs and Behavior
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Moral Development
  • Health Psychology
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Motivation
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Cognitive Development
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Psychological Aspects of Chronic Illness
  • Adolescent Development
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Psychology of Adulthood
  • Criminal Psychopathology
  • Death and Dying
  • Personality Science
  • Principles of Psychological Testing
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Child Maltreatment
  • Psychology of Human Sexuality
  • Senior Thesis
  • Field Work in Psychology
  • Undergraduate Research in Psychology
  • Seminar
  • Service-Learning in Psychology
  • Statistical Methods In Psychology
  • Statistical Computation In Psychology
  • Neuropsychology of Human Behavior
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Physiological Psychology
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology Seminar
  • Behaviorism
  • Applied Multivariate Analysis
  • Introduction To Clinical Supervision
  • Graduate Seminar in Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology/Law Proseminar
  • Theories and Techniques of Psycotherapy
  • Clinical Assessment I
  • Clinical Assessment II
  • Diagnostic Interviewing
  • Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Advanced Clinical Practicum
  • Empirically Supported Psychotherapies
  • Psychopathology I
  • Psychopathology II
  • Introduction To Research
  • Clinical Seminar
  • Advanced Social Cognition
  • Clinical Supervised Practicum I
  • Practicum in Clinical Supervision II
  • Theories of Social Psychology
  • Advanced Social Development
  • Internship in Clinical Psychology
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Developmental Psychology Seminar
  • Social Psychology Seminar
  • Clerkship in Clinical Psychology
  • Research in General Psychology
  • Research in Psychology and Law
  • Research in Clinical Psychology
  • Research in Developmental Psychology
  • Research Cognitive Psychology
  • Continuing Registration: On Campus
  • Continuing Registration: Off Campus
  • Enrichment Studies
  • Thesis Research
  • Dissertation Research
  • Internship

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The University of Wyoming is located in the safe and inviting college town of Laramie, Wyoming. Laramie is a community located about two hours north of the large, metropolitan city of Denver, Colorado. Laramie is nestled in a valley at...

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