Psychology, M.A. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Psychology
Degree M.A.
Date Revised 2017-2018

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will develop an understanding of the basic methodology and content foundations of the field of psychology.
  2. For those students in the thesis option, completion of a research project that makes a contribution to the field of psychology.
  3. For those students in applied areas of psychology, the development of applied skills associated with professional practice in their area of specialty.
  4. For those students planning to pursue the Ph.D. degree, the development of methodological and content expertise necessary to complete Ph.D.-level training.
  5. For those students terminating at the M.A. level, the development of expertise necessary for successful entry into applied, academic, business, government, and health-related professional settings.
  6. Matriculation and successful degree completion of students from protected-class groups.

Methods of Assessment

  • Examination of Graduate Student Records (1, 3)
  • Comprehensive Exams (1)
  • Internship Supervisor Evaluations (3)
  • Evaluation of Written Thesis (1, 2, 4)
  • Alumni Survey (4, 5)

Last Updated

AAE updated May 2018

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