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College of Arts and Sciences

Prospective Students

The Master of Arts in Psychology program was founded in 1980 and has an excellent reputation in the mental health community across the Northwest region. Moreover, Seattle University's program has an international reputation as a center for phenomenological scholarship, a good deal of which results from the collaborative work of faculty, students, and alumni. The program is one of very few Master's level psychology programs in the in the nation that boasts an academically rigorous humanistic and qualitative focus in clinical training and scholarship. The program offers a broad foundation in psychology, philosophy, and psychopathology, and places a strong emphasis on the relational and ethical dimensions of psychotherapy. It is generally completed as a two-year full-time course of study.

For course requirements, please visit the Office of the Registrar.

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