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University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clinical Psychology, Applied Community Psychology Specialization, MA

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MA in Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy, Applied Community Psychology
AU Los Angeles
Credits for Degree: 90 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Classroom
Standard time to completion: 48 months

Program Overview

The Applied Community Psychology (ACP) Specialization consists of 17 units of focused coursework and training for professional roles in community settings, using applied community psychology skills to empower community members and ameliorate social problems.

The ACP Specialization:

  • Prepares students to engage as MFT professionals in a wide variety of community-based activities designed to empower community members and ameliorate social problems
  • Provides training for MFT careers working with schools, nonprofit organizations, community development programs and mental health service providers, providing program development and evaluation, consultation, cross-discipline collaboration, psycho-educational programs and in-service training
  • Includes courses for theoretical orientation and skill development, clinical training in community-oriented settings, and an individually designed field study project in an area of choice
  • Offers ACP core classes on Wednesday evenings and ACP workshops on Friday, Saturday, and/or Sundays

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

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