North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
About the Master of Arts Program
NCCU’s master’s degree in psychology presents prominent theories and general systems in psychology successfully preparing students to work with a range of human issues in a number of settings. The program offers concentrations in clinical and general psychology. The curriculum normally appeals to three groups of students:
Those who seek the education and training to engage in the practice of psychology and in the provisions of health services as defined in the North Carolina Practice Act, or expect to become technical assistants to professional psychologists;
Those preparing for positions in which a knowledge of psychology is valuable; and
Those who expect to continue graduate study leading to the doctorate.
The requirements for admission include: a bachelor’s degree for admission of at least 30 semester hours or equivalent in psychology or related discipline from an accredited institution; a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7 based on a 4 point scale; a minimum of 3.0 in the undergraduate major; and completion of departmental requirements such as course prerequisites.
For more detail regarding application procedures and a description of the program requirements, refer to www.nccu.edu/psychology.