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Mission statement (Bachelor of Arts, Psychology):

We promote the value of psychological science through a personalized, quality education that helps students to create a more fulfilling life, prepare them for future careers, and build stronger communities.

Mission statement (Master of Arts, Psychology):

The graduate program of the Psychology Department of Washburn University serves a small, carefully screened group of post-baccalaureate students pursuing graduate study in clinical psychology.  The MA in Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Skills offers professional training to prepare program graduates for licensure and practice under Kansas statutes.

Upon completion of the Master of Arts degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Skills, graduates should:

  • Be eligible to sit for the licensure exam in the state of Kansas;
  • Be prepared to pass the licensure exam;
  • Have appropriate skills and training needed in the Kansas mental health care delivery system; and
  • Have a foundation for pursuing doctoral training in clinical (or another area of) psychology in the future.