Our Department Offers the Following Academic Programs
- M.A./Ed.S. - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- M.Ed. - School Counseling
- M.A./Ed.S. - School Psychology
- M.Ed. - College Student Personnel Administration
- M.A. - Psychological Sciences
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October 24, 2018
Thai Ong, a third-year student in JMUís Assessment and Measurement (A&M) Ph.D. program, found two highly immersive and rewarding internships that strengthened his professional skills and competencies.
CIPSYD students present at conference
October 23, 2018
Christian Haase and Liz Holthaus presented Trauma Informed Care: A Framework for Understanding and Addressing Trauma and Its Impact on Athlete at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference in Toronto, Canada. The presentation addressed what trauma is, how it impacts individuals, and ways to incorporate trauma informed care into athletic settings. The presentation also included an opportunity to discuss a case study and how they would apply trauma informed care principals for a particular athlete within an athletic system.
August 29, 2018
JMU faculty associated with the Assessment & Measurement PhD program and the Center for Assessment and Research Studies have formed a strategic partnership with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University to assess educational effectiveness.
CI doctoral student receives award
May 23, 2018
Third year CI doctoral student, Mariafe Panizo was selected by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy and the Student Development Committee as the winner of the APA Division 29 Student Excellence in Practice Award. The award will be presented at the Awards Ceremony, taking place August 10, during the APA annual convention in San Francisco, CA. This award is accompanied by a $500 prize.
April 23, 2018
Beth Perkins, who completed her first year in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, was presented with the Best Presentation Award from JMUís Graduate School.
Welcome from the Director
Welcome to the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling! Our department offers eight graduate programs designed for individuals who want to pursue advanced study in psychology or counseling. These programs share the goals of academic enrichment, development of research and applied skills, and personal and professional growth.