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Emphasis Programs & Options
 

For information on our graduate program emphases, please click here.


EMPHASIS PROGRAMS - Undergraduate Program

The Psychology Department has 3 emphasis programs to enhance the psychology degree.  Once completed, these emphases will be included in the student's transcript.

  • Addictions Counselor Emphasis Program & Preparation for Professional Licensure/Certificate Program

    The emphasis program and preparation program are designed for students interested in the addictions counseling field. Frostburg State University offers its own emphasis program in Addictions Counseling to help prepare students to be addiction counselors.  
     

    Click here to view the summary of requirements for this emphasis program.


    We also offer additional courses students can take to prepare for the Maryland state exam.  State certification is regulated by the Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors for Maryland. 

    Two levels of Maryland state certification can be sought by students with undergraduate degrees. They are:

    • Certified Supervised Counselor:  Alcohol & Drug (CSC-AD)
      -for associate degree graduates
    • Certified Associate Counselor:  Alcohol & Drug (CAC-AD)
      -for baccalaureate degree graduates


      Click here to view the summary of requirements for the Maryland state certification opportunities.

    For more information on these programs, please contact Dr. Lisa L. Morshead.
     
  • Child and Family Psychology Emphasis Program

    This emphasis program is for students who want an in-depth exposure to child/adolescent psychological development and disorders. 

    Click here to view the summary of requirements for this emphasis program.

    For more information on this emphasis program, please contact Dr. Jason H. Edwards.
  • Leadership in Psychology Emphasis Program

    This emphasis program is by invitation-only for our best students. It provides students with real-life opportunities and courses to develop leadership and peer mentorship knowledge and skills. Students are recruited based on GPA and faculty recommendation. Students may inquire about eligibility beginning in second-semester sophomore year.  

    Click here to view the summary of requirements for this emphasis program.

    For more information on this emphasis program, please contact Dr. Megan E. Bradley.
     

OPTIONS - Undergraduate Program

 

The Psychology Department also offers an internship option in addition to the requirements of the major.  It is possible to complete the major with a combination of emphasis programs and internship.

  • The Internship Option

    This option is for students primarily interested in training for a Psychology-related career at the bachelor's degree level.  In includes individually designed internships and is completed in addition to the core program.

    Click here to view the summary of requirements for this program option.

    For more information on the internship option, contact Dr. Kevin Peterson.