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There are three terminal M.A. degree programs in psychology, each with a specific emphasis. Some are designed so that students can complete course requirements in one year, but it often takes three to four semesters to complete the degree.

  • General Psychology provides a broad overview of theoretical issues in several areas of psychology and serves as good preparation for doctoral work in psychology.
  • Human Factors is designed to prepare students for positions in applied psychological research settings and provides the necessary laboratory experience. The program also prepares students interested in pursuing experimentally-oriented doctoral programs.
  • Psychology and Law students who are admitted to The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law may obtain a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in conjunction with the Juris Doctor.
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