Montana Master’s in Psychology Degree Programs and Resources

Below is an affordability ranked list of Montana universities that offer both terminal (master’s in psychology only) and non-terminal (master’s in psychology with doctorate) degree programs. In Montana, there are three institutions of higher education that offer six postgraduate psychology degree programs. The areas of study for the higher postgraduate psychology degree types offered include: psychology, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, experimental psychology, and school psychology. The “Montana Psychology Resources” section at the bottom of the page lists sites that feature useful, local psychology information. Bordering states that offer psychology master’s and doctorate programs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Idaho.

Montana Masters in Psychology

Montana Master’s in Psychology Programs

Montana State University The MSU Master of Science (MS) degree in Counseling Psychology includes three options: Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling. Our curriculum offers a number of learning courses which are designed to foster students' personal development, relationship skills, and professional orientation.
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Montana State University Billings The MSUB Master of Science in Psychology provides advanced, concentrated study for students wishing to prepare for additional graduate study, employment in a clinical or research setting, teaching at the community college level, or preparing for licensure. Students can choose to complete a project or a clinical internship as part of their program.
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Montana Doctorate in Psychology Programs

Montana State University The MSU Ph.D. Program in Psychological Science is a broad term for scientific research in the core academic areas of psychology including cognitive, developmental, health, learning, physiological, and social psychology. Goal is to train students to think critically about theory and evidence, gain expertise in their area of specialty, understand and use statistical procedures, and to design, conduct, and publish high-quality psychological research.
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University of Montana (APA) The UMT PhD in Clinical Psychology is dedicated to training psychologists in the scientist-practitioner model. We consider a scientific understanding of human behavior an essential component of training and practice; integrated with critical thinking, it forms the foundation of our program. Our graduates can fill multiple professional roles, including researchers, educators, practitioners, supervisors, and administrators.
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University of Montana The UMT PhD in Experimental Psychology mission is to promote independent scholarship, excellence in teaching, and training in research as they relate to each candidate’s concentration. Areas of emphasis include: Behavioral & Systems Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Comparative Animal Behavior, Developmental Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, and Social/Political Psychology.
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University of Montana (APA,NASP) The UMT PhD in School Psychology is dedicated to training psychologists in the scientist-practitioner model; understanding of empirical research and how theory influences the clinician’s best practice in service delivery. Students in the program obtain extensive background knowledge in psychology through a variety of coursework, providing them with foundational knowledge in human behavior and practical exposure to evidence-based interventions.
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University of Montana (NASP) The UMT Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) program follows the scientist-practitioner model in which an understanding of empirical research and theory influences the school psychologist’s best practice in service delivery. Students in the program receive the training necessary to become both a Class 6 License in School Psychology, as well as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).
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Montana Psychology Licensing and Resources

Montana Board of Psychologists The board makes every effort to include on this website all relevant information pertaining to the licensing and regulation of psychologists, behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts in Montana.
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Montana Psychological Association Promotes and advances the art, science and practice of psychology in service of all Montanans. The source for psychological expertise meeting the changing needs of our profession and others, working collaboratively for the benefit of all those in Montana.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Montana NAMI Montana supports, educates, and advocates for the interests of persons with mental illness, including advocacy for enlightened and effective laws and adequate funding for services in Montana. We also promote research into the physiological, neurological, biochemical and genetic aspects of severe and persistent mental illness that could point to causes, treatment, and prevention.
Mental Health America of Montana MHA of MT has been dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental illness, to supporting programs and individuals who provide direct mental health services, to improving care and treatment of persons with mental illnesses, and to preserving the rights of mental health consumers and their families.
Rocky Mountain Psychological Association RMPA was founded in 1930 for the purpose of advancing psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare in the States of Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. During April of each year a convention is held at various locations throughout the region at which scientific papers, posters and symposia are presented. RMPA remains an advocate throughout all phases of professional development by the dissemination of scientific and professional ideas.
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Montana Association of School Psychologists Founded in 1987, MASP is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and creating a networking platform for school psychologists across Montana. We promote the educational and mental health of all children and youth and promote the interest of and to advance the profession of school psychology.
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Montana Psychiatric Assocation The MPA has served as the voice of psychiatrists across the state. The MPA's first priority is meeting the needs of its members and Montana's overall psychiatric workforce.
Montana Psychiatry Conference This is the premier educational conference for all Montana psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and psychiatric physician assistants. The Montana Psychiatry Conference addresses some of the most challenging issues faced by Montana psychiatrists and advanced practitioners.
Montana Applied Behavior Analysis The Montana ABA was established in 2013 and it's mission is to support students and professionals in the field of behavior analysis through education, research, and practice in the state of Montana.
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