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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

    The emphasis program is designed for students interested in the addictions counseling field. Frostburg State University offers the courses required to become a Certified Addictions Counselor – Alcohol and Drug.  
     

    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.

    For more information, 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.
  • 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.
     

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.