Students complete a total of four core courses
(12 credits) and six specialization courses
(18 credits), which includes a three-credit one-semester internship.
Students must select from one of two specializations to meet the degree requirements:
(1) Program Evaluation
or (2) Tests and Measurements
Each specialization has three required courses, two elective courses, and a one-semester three-credit internship
: Students must have successfully completed courses (at undergraduate or graduate levels), or demonstrated other indicators of competency, in each of the following areas:
- psychology theory and research
- research methods
- statistical techniques
- psychological testing
Examples of courses currently offered at Fordham which would satisfy these requirements include:
Students, irrespective of master’s specialization, must complete four of the following courses:
- POSC 5251-Political Survey Research (Dr. Costas Panagopoulos)
Course covers the basics of survey research.
- PSYC 7804– Regression (Dr. Se-Kang Kim) Course covers all types of regression analyses. Hands on experience and development of expertise in conducting regression analyses will be provided.
- PSYC 7816 Multivariate Analyses (Drs. David Budescu or Se-Kang Kim)
- PSYC 6900 Psychometric Theory (Drs. Charles Lewis or Ying Liu)
- CEED5050 – Ethics & Society
Cross-disciplinary Perspectives (offered by the Center for Ethics Education) -- Course provides an introduction to moral philosophy, moral theology, and professional ethics in the social and natural sciences. Class readings include writings relevant to social ethical issues from multiple perspectives, including anthropology, business, economics, philosophy, psychology, theology and religious studies, law, and sociology. Provides students with an introduction to the knowledge and critical thinking skills that will enable them to identify and understand the ethical decisions that affect the welfare of individuals and the integrity of their professions.