Applied Psychology, MS

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MAP) program at Northeastern is committed to providing evidence-based knowledge and counseling skills to students who seek entry into a PhD in Counseling Psychology program and to graduates of baccalaureate degrees in human services, psychology, and health sciences who desire quality training in applied psychology. The program is 30 credits and is intended to be completed in two semesters. It does not meet licensing regulations for mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

A grade of B or higher is required in each course.

CAEP 6200Introduction to Counseling: Theory and Process in an Ecological Context3
CAEP 6242Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning3
CAEP 6220Development Across the Life Span3
CAEP 5150Early Intervention: Family Systems3
CAEP 6203Understanding Culture and Diversity3
CAEP 6399Clinical Skills in Counseling Psychology3
CAEP 6287Group Counseling3
CAEP 6235Vocational, Education, and Career Development3
CAEP 6202Research, Evaluation, and Data Analysis3
CAEP 5125Introduction to Statistics in Mental Health and Education3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

30 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required