Vermont Master’s in Psychology Degree Programs and Resources

The Vermont colleges categorized below by affordability offer terminal (master’s in psychology only) and non-terminal (master’s in psychology with doctorate) degree programs. There are four schools that offer six higher education psychology degree programs. The areas of study of these postgraduate degrees are psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, general/experimental psychology, and clinical developmental psychology. The “Vermont Psychology Resources” section at the bottom of the page lists helpful sites with local information about psychology.  States that neighbor Vermont that also offer graduate psychology degrees are Massachusetts, New York and New Hampshire.

Vermont Masters in Psychology

Vermont Master’s in Psychology Programs

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Saint Michael's College The St. Mikes Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology provides opportunities for the in-depth study and analysis of both the research tradition of academic psychology, as well as the theoretical and case study tradition of professional psychology. Vermont is one of only a handful of states that licenses psychologists at the Master's level for independent practice.
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Castleton University The Castleton MA in School Psychology is designed as a residency-based program which prepares students for careers as highly qualified school psychologists. Graduates will work with children, adolescents, families, and other professionals to create a supportive learning and social environment for students.
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Goddard College The GC MA in Psychology is designed to prepare graduates to enter into their area of psychology with the professional skills necessary to advance their career goals, their personal development, and to make a positive impact on the communities in which they live and work. Concentrations include: Sexual Orientation, Expressive Arts Therapy, or Human Animal Interaction Studies concentration.
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Vermont Doctorate in Psychology Programs

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University of Vermont (APA) The UVM PhD in Clinical Psychology is designed to develop competent psychologists who can function in applied, academic, and/or research positions. Our graduates have pursued career paths in clinical research, clinical work and teaching, and all possible combinations of those domains. We seek to produce a clinical psychologist who is trained to generate research, work with patients, and/or teach psychological material from a scientist-practitioner perspective.
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University of Vermont The UVM PhD in General/Experimental Psychology places a strong emphasis on mentorship. Students develop strong research skills and effective skills in communicating psychological science. Since the alignment of each student’s interest with the expertise of our department is critical, the faculty member's scholarly interests generally match those of the student.
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University of Vermont The UVM PhD in Clinical Developmental Psychology provides students with developmental psychopathology training, which is concerned with the origins and progression of patterns of adaptive and maladaptive behavior across the lifespan. Additionally, students are welcome to complete a Developmental Psychopathology Specialization.
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Vermont Psychology Licensing and Resources

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Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners A five-member board created by the legislature whose members are appointed by the governor to administer the laws for the psychology profession in the state of Vermont.
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National Alliance on Mental Illness Vermont NAMI Vermont supports, educates and advocates so that all communities, families, and individuals affected by mental illness or mental health challenges can build better lives.
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Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association VTMHCA is the professional association for Clinical Mental Health Counselors licensed by the state of Vermont. We are devoted to providing affordable, high-quality continuing education courses to professionals in the field of mental health and sponsors lectures and workshops focused on clinical practice.
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Vermont Association for Behavioral Analysis VtABA supports the development of standards of practice for behavior analysis within the state of Vermont and surrounding region. We organize and provides an annual conference to professionals and the community by bringing nationally recognized leaders in the fields of applied behavior analysis and education to speak on topics ranging from current research to implementation of behavior analytic principles in an applied setting.
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Vermont Association of School Psychologists The VASP is a National Association of School Psychologist approved provider in the state of Vermont.
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Vermont Psychological Association The VPA is a non-profit professional association founded in 1950, representing psychologists in the state of Vermont, and is recognized at the national level for our activism and breadth of activity.
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Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies VAPS, a local chapter of Division 39 of the APA in the state of Vermont, was formed specifically to represent within the broad field of psychology, professionals who identify themselves as having a major commitment to the study, practice and development of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
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