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  1. I want to transfer from Bellevue U. (online) my ample credits (none in psych) into the cheapest 100% online school offering the greatest diversity of undergrad psych programs. I'm just starting to vet... The University of the Cumberland Fort Hays State University The Baptist College of Florida Valdosta State University Argosy University Grand Canyon University Ashford University University of Massachusetts - Amherst Southern New Hampshire University American Public University Capella University Walden University Bellevue Excelsior College Charter Oak State College University of Florida Southern University at New Orleans Delta State University University of North Dak0ta University of Houston-Victoria Central Methodist University New Mexico Highlands University The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angelos Any guidance? I know that some, above, don't fit a bunch of the criteria I just laid out... - Slobodon
  2. Hi All (first time poster!) I have recently been accepted to a terminal MA in Clinical Psychology (US School). I am interested if anyone knows of the likelihood that I would be able to count the credit hours of this degree towards a PhD in the future, i.e, if any top ClinPsy PhD programs allow you to shave time off your 5/6years because you already have the Masters component. The program isn't fully funded so although it would be great experience and would boost my resume, I'm not sure if it's worth the finances if I can't count any of it towards time off a PhD. Let me know what you think!
  3. Apologies if this has been asked previously. I am a PhD student asking this question for concerned grad students in my department. Our dept chair has been very vague about granting credit for MA classes completed at a previous university towards fulfillment of course requirements for the PhD. Our department handbook has nothing pertaining to this issue. I have been in the program for some time and watched certain students receive credits on what seemed to be an ad hoc basis (I came straight from BA so I never pursued this). We are a small humanities department, and the faculty have suggested that they won't be able to grant those credits from prior MA's because if they did, enrollment by grad students in our own department's seminars would be too low and would threaten our department's stability. Hence, grad students have offered to take those courses as audits to keep up enrollment, but also to reduce stress so that they can pursue coursework that may be more relevant to them. What is it like in your department? I get that this varies very much by dept and uni. Any suggestions for counter-arguments to the faculty's reasoning (re: low enrollment)? I think grad students should be able to take the most relevant courses for them, as humanities PhD's are taking longer and longer, and any time that can be applied to one's own research interests should be seized. Also, MAs in the US are very expensive, and continuing to ignore MA credits will continue to deter students from joining. I would really appreciate any advice. Thanks for your time.
  4. Hello all! I'm starting a graduate program at USC in a couple weeks and I am trying to figure out how many credits is too many? So far I am taking 12 units (4 online in a subject I am familiar with). Although it has recently been brought to my attention that I only need 8 classes to complete this program. Meaning - two semesters with 4 classes would complete the program. Now I am not made of money and USC is very expensive. I'm starting to think this isn't such a bad idea. However, I am the first in my family to go to graduate school so I am a little unsure of what this program holds for me. Another one of my thoughts being - if I take 3 classes this semester and 4 classes next semester, do I really want to go back to school in the fall for one course? Not really... Also this program does not require research - only coursework. Please let me know if you think 2 on-campus classes and 2 online classes is too much for one graduate semester Best of luck to everyone starting school in the next couple weeks!
  5. I've been studying outside the US and I am now admitted in a few US Masters programs and trying to figure out the credits system. Basically, they all say something like "30 credits must be completed", does this mean there should be exactly 30 or can I take something like 33 without additional cost as long as I can handle the course load?
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