Keiser University’s Master of Science in Psychology program enables students to contribute to the profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:
To receive a Master of Science in Psychology degree, students must complete 36 graduate semester credit hours. Students may continue in the Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology program. Thirty of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:
|Master of Science in Psychology Major Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )|
|Required Major Core Courses ( 30 credits )|
|History and Systems of Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Health Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Psychopathology||3.0 credit hours|
|Evolutionary Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Master’s Thesis, Part I ( Prerequisite: PSY701, RSM600)||3.0 credit hours|
|Master’s Thesis, Part II ( Prerequisite: PSY502, PSY532, PSY542, PSY562, PSY690 ) PSY699 is taken after 33 graduate semester hours have been completed, and must be taken alone.||3.0 credit hours|
|Research, Ethics, and Scholarly Writing ( Program prerequisite course-taken alone )||3.0 credit hours|
|Organization Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Human Resource Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Tests and Measurements||3.0 credit hours|
|Quantitative Research I||3.0 credit hours|
|Research Design/Thesis Proposal||3.0 credit hours|
Craig D. Marker, Ph.D., Chair – Dr. Marker graduated from the Chicago Medical School with a degree in clinical psychology and received a respecialization in quantitative methods from the University of Virginia. His research has been in anxiety disorders, as well as advanced longitudinal methods. His current research investigates how people with anxiety process information including an investigation of psychophysiology and eye tracking.
Dr. Hansen completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Her clinical experience has involved children, adolescents, and adults in community mental health centers, substance abuse treatment centers, and psychiatric hospitals. Her research experience has included coordinating NIDA- and NIMH-funded clinical trials that examined treatments for substance abuse and mental health disorders, examining sequelae of sexual abuse and psychological abuse, and providing program evaluation services for nonprofit organizations. Her education experience includes teaching psychology courses in traditional and online classrooms as well as community agencies, and she has conducted research and assessment training and provided statistical consultation for community agency staff and graduate students.
Dr. Shoshana Dayanim earned a MA degree in Creative Arts Therapy, and practiced as a psychotherapist for several years before returning to school to earn her PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology from Fordham University and completing a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University. Her research interests focus on the affects of television and technology on children. She has served as a researcher for various educational television programs including Sesame Street (her favorite). She enjoys helping students get excited about psychology and research and supporting them in reaching their goals!
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