psychology masters to prepare for PHD in clinical psychology???

Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by wonderboy123, Sep 29, 2014.

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  1. wonderboy123

    wonderboy123

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    I have an undergraduate degree cum laude in psychology from a solid psychology university. What could you recommend as masters programs to prepare me for a Phd in clinical psychology? Does counseling count for it?
     
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  3. erg923

    erg923 Psychologist-VA 10+ Year Member

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    A masters in psychology with a substantial research componet/requirement.
     
  4. wonderboy123

    wonderboy123

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    erg923,
    I was looking at NYU Human Development & Social Intervention. What do you think ? thank you for your time!
     
  5. wonderboy123

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  6. erg923

    erg923 Psychologist-VA 10+ Year Member

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    I dont have time to look over that program right now, but suffice to say a masters in *psychology* would be a good place to start, as opposed to other social science fields/diciplines.
     
  7. wonderboy123

    wonderboy123

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    Thank you erg23! appreciate it
     
  8. S8N

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    The only reason to pursue an MA would be if your undergraduate record was less than stellar, and you want to somehow make up for that. You won't find funding for an MA -- something to consider -- whereas nearly any PhD programme will fund you.
     
  9. KillerDiller

    KillerDiller 7+ Year Member

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    There are a handful of fully funded Masters programs out there. People who go this route also sometimes simply need additional research experience and/or did not major in psychology and need the course background.
     

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