The Department of Psychology & counseling offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. The need for qualified clinicians and mental health professionals to serve the community necessitated the establishment of this program. The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, public agencies, and private practice. It also provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced doctoral studies. The program focuses on the field of clinical psychology. The curriculum is structured to enable students pursue a plan of study to assure increased professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of clinical psychology. This program requires 39 semester hours of study, including two practicum courses (600 clock hours) of supervised practicum experience in an approved mental health or rehabilitation setting. For more details on this program, click here: http://www.chss.uaeu.ac.ae/en/mscp/index.shtml
•To provide students with advanced knowledge of current developments in clinical psychology.
•To train students on the application of clinical knowledge to solve psychological problems.
•To train students to act independently in planning and implementing tasks at a professional level.
•To enable students to communicate clinical issues and conclusions clearly to all parties involved.
•To provide students with knowledge that enables them to conduct clinical research under minimal supervision.
Program Learning Outcomes
•Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
•Demonstrate clinical knowledge that is culturally sound and relevant to professional and ethical practices in the field of mental health.
•Conduct proper psychological assessment.
•Diagnose successfully clients’ clinical problems using DSM/ ICD.
•Create suitable treatment plans for diverse psychological disorders.
•Apply therapeutic skills to help clients (individuals and groups) overcome their psychological disorders.
•Communicate comprehensive and understandable psychological reports to all parties involved.
•Apply appropriate methodology to conduct research in clinical psychology.
•Advanced Clinical Psychology
•Personality Self-report Measures
•Child & Family Therapy
•Psychotherapy: Theories & Techniques
•Advanced Behavioral Statistics
•Scientific and Professional Ethics
Elective Courses (CH:6)
(Students should select one course from this group) (3.00 hours)
•Research Design and Methods
•Individual Tests (Children)
Group B (Students should select one course from this group) (3.00 hours)
•Seminar in Mental Health
•Personality Perfomance-based Measures