MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Duration: 2 years, 4 semesters
Psychological research units and organizations, hospitals, private clinics, educational institutions, armed forces (educational and medical core) , counseling and guidance centers, selection boards, research organizations, civil services, business enterprises, advertising and marketing agencies, industries, social welfare agencies, reformatories, NGOs and institutions for individuals with special needs.
The Institute of Psychology offers MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology after M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology. The MS Program provides intensive professional training to facilitate students in the applied areas of the subject.
To be eligible for admission to MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology, a candidate must have good academic record with M.A/M.Sc (2 years program) or B.Sc. Honors (4 years program) in Psychology from a well-established and HEC recognized university. Moreover, the candidate will have to qualify the NTS (GAT) test prior to the admission in MS Clinical and Counseling Psychology. The criterion for admission in the MS Program is kept in strict accordance with the guidelines set by the Higher Education Commission. Applicants who meet the admission criteria will take an entrance test by the Institute. On clearance of the test, they will be interviewed for final admission.
*Elective Courses: Students will opt any two of the following courses during their academic session:
- School Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- Family and Marital Counseling
- Rehabilitation for Substance Abuse
- Forensic Psychology
- Educational and School Counseling
The Research Project will be assigned according to clinical specialization.
**Students must maintain a minimum CGPA of 2.5 in each semester, those who fail to achieve the minimum required CGPA will not be promoted to the second year. Moreover only those students will be allowed to continue with the MS program who exhibit appropriate skills for clinical interventions.
According to HEC, 3 Credits mean three credit hours of theory, while 4 (3-1) means a total of four credit hours, of which three are of theory while one credit hour is for laboratory or practical work.
Completion of credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and thesis