Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

The Master of Science in Clinical Psychology is designed to meet licensing prerequisites at the master’s level in Psychology for the State of Alaska. The M.S. allows graduates to pursue either the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or the Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) license.  The program is designed to be responsive to the needs of Alaska mental health service settings.

Graduate faculty members have determined a set of desired educational outcomes for students receiving a Master of Science degree (MS) in Clinical Psychology at UAA. These outcomes state that:

  • Apply a broad knowledge of contemporary psychology, with special emphasis in clinical psychology.
  • Demonstrate acceptable skills in research analysis (including writing and mastery of APA style)
  • Demonstrate competence in basic clinical skills sufficient to practice under general supervision