Graduates of the M.S. program in Applied Psychology, Clinical/Counseling option
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Accreditation of a graduate program in applied psychology insures that the program provides training in both the science and practice of psychology that meets the highest national standards. The University’s Master of Science program in Applied Psychology is accredited by the Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC). MPCAC is affiliated with both the Council of Applied Masters Programs in Psychology (CAMPP) and the North American Association of Masters in Psychology (NAMP). Here at Francis Marion University, students can earn a Master of Science degree in Applied Psychology, Clinical/Counseling option. The Coordinator of the Clinical/Counseling option is Dr. Will Wattles.
The School Psychology Option is approved by the South Carolina State Department of Education to train School Psychologists (Level II certificate), is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and is nationally recognized by the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) at the specialist level. Students in our program can earn a Specialist in School Psychology (S.S.P.) degree, with an M.S. in Applied Psychology along the way. The Coordinator of the School option is Dr. Crystal Hill-Chapman.