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Department of Psychological Science

Lovinger 1111
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4185
twalker@ucmo.edu





Student Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Matrix - Required Courses
Learning Outcomes Matrix - Elective Courses

The graduate with a Master of Science in Psychology degree will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

1. Demonstrate an ability to interpret and implement advanced statistics in research.
2. Employ an understanding of statistics and research designs to evaluate psychological science and practice.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the factors associated with individual and cultural differences within psychology.
4. Identify ethical and legal issues encountered by psychologists in research, educational, and practice settings.
5. Articulate strategies for managing ethical dilemmas encountered by psychologists.
6. Describe and explain how biological, social, acquired (learned)/cognitive factors impact behavior.
7. Evaluate the reliability and validity of psychological assessment methods.
8. Demonstrate basic competency in administering and scoring intelligence and other psychological assessments.
9. Use written and oral communication skills that demonstrate competence in APA style and language of the psychological profession.
10. Create works, products, or outcomes that illustrate technological abilities.