MS Clinical Psychology
Last updated on September 2nd, 2015

The Clinical Psychologists go through vigorous training in administering psychological tests, interpreting the results and diagnosing patients. This training includes writing reports and learning how to evaluate reports and referrals. They are further trained for conducting therapeutic sessions using the various theories of Psychotherapy (like Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic etc) focusing on techniques and styles specially designed for the treatment of specific disorders. The students practice through role playing s, behavioral rehearsals, modeling and content analysis of their sessions. They are provided with expert supervision by practicing psychologists and Professors with years of clinical and supervisory experience.

Road Map

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY   611 Introduction to Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 3 3  
CPY   621 Abnormal Psychology 3 3  
CPY   631 Applied Behavioral Analysis 3 2 1
CPY   641 Neurological Basis of Behavior 3 3  
CPY   651 Advance Research Methodology 3 3  

 Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY   612 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 3  
CPY   622 Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessments 3 3
CPY   632 Pharmacology 3 3
CPY   642 Internship I (Therapeutic Sessions and Diagnostics Report Writing) 3 3

 Summer Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY     610 Internship II (Therapeutic Sessions and Diagnostics Report Writing) 3

 

 

3

 

 Third Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY   713 Psychopathology of Children and Adolescents 3 3
CPY   723 Child Psychotherapy and Assessment 3 2 1
CPY   733 Psychological Assessment I 3 3
CPY   743 Psychoanalysis 3 3
CPY   753 Dissertation I 3 3

Forth Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY   714 Humanistic and Experiential Psychotherapy 3 3
CPY   724 Psychodynamic Psychotherapies 3 2 1
CPY   734 Psychological Assessment II 3 3
CPY   744 Dissertation II 3 3

Summer Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY     710

 

Internship III (Therapeutic Sessions and Diagnostics Report Writing) 3

 

 

3

 Course Work           = 45 Cr Hrs
Internship                = 09 Cr Hrs
Dissertation             = 06 Cr Hrs
Total                         = 60 Cr Hrs

There is no required accreditation in the field. However, HEC and American Psychological Association provide the standard guidelines for teaching and training in Clinical Psychology.