College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in Psychology

Learning Outcomes

  • Seattle University Graduate Psychology students are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

    • Interpret human experience in a way that is informed by the existential phenomenological and hermeneutical tradition and the humanities.
    • Discern the implications of this tradition's valuing of lived experience for psychotherapeutic work and for qualitative research.
    • Approach their clinical work in a way that reflects solid clinical training, ethical reflectiveness and sensitivity to underserved populations in the community              
    • Demonstrate a deepened reflectiveness and self-understanding, especially in the context of their psychotherapeutic work.
    • Pursue further graduate studies and/or meet the educational requirements for Washington State licensure as mental health professionals.