Program Overview:

Advanced Studies in Psychology

Create a course of study selected from psychology courses taught by Northwestern University faculty to prepare for graduate-level programs. Students in the Advanced Studies in Psychology program complete four to eight courses, building a foundation for future study in in psychology, counseling, social work, and other fields that involve the science and research of human behavior.

Curriculum

Select at least four courses from the following:

  • PSYCH 204 Social Psychology
  • PSYCH 205 Research Methods
  • PSYCH 215 Psychology of Personality
  • PSYCH 218 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCH 228 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYCH 303 Psychopathology
  • PSYCH 306 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • PSYCH 314 Special Topics in Psychology (may be repeated with different topics)
  • PSYCH 375 Tests and Measures
  • Other 300-level psychology courses*

*Any 300-level psychology course offered in SPS may be applied toward the certificate. Examples include PSYCH 339 Psychology of Gender, PSYCH 376 Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and PSYCH 377 Child Psychopathology. 300-level courses are offered on a rotating basis each academic year. View the course schedule for current offerings.

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