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Graduate Certificate in CyberPsychology

Graduate Certificate:
Cyberpsychology

We are now accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in CyberPsychology, which has been approved by the regional accreditation agency, SCHEV.  

This certificate program will be for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and are seeking graduate level training in cyberpsychology without the full committment of the MS CyberPsychology curriculum. Students who are interested in the MS program but who are not academically prepared based on their educational background (eg, minimal exposure to psychology and social science research methods coursework) are encouraged to apply for the graduate certificate program. All certificate courses overlap with the MS CyberPsychology curriculum, therefore all courses completed in pursuit of the Certificate (with a grade of B or higher) can transfer if the student is subsequently accepted into the MS program. 

- Program Handbook
- Curriculum: 15 credits total (5 courses)
- Academic tracks: Behavioral, Research
- Admission Requirements: 2.5 Undergraduate GPA minimum; NSU - Application to include official transcript (no personal statement or letters of recommendation)


Behavioral track. Designed to provide the most exposure to psychological theory

Required: All 3 of the following:
PSY 510 Psychology & Cyberspace (3 credits)
PSY 560 Virtuality (3 credits)
PSY 580 Cybercognition & Behavior (3 credits)

Elective: Any 2 of the following:
PSY 550 Human-Computer Interaction (3 credits)
PSY 570 Forensic CyberPsychology (3 credits)
PSY 590 Cyberpsychopathology (3 credits)
 

Research track. Designed to provide the most exposure to psychological research methodology

Required: Both of the following:
PSY 510 Psychology & Cyberspace (3 credits)
PSY 530 Research & Ethics in CyberPsychology (3 credits)

Elective: Any 3 of the following:
PSY 520 Current Trends in CyberPsychology (3 credits)
PSY 535 Quantitative Research Methods (3 credits)
PSY 536 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)
PSY 620: Advanced CyberPsychological Research (3 credits)*
                     * Permission required prior to enrollment