Advisor: Melissa L. Whitson, Ph.D., Columbia University
The certificate in applications of psychology is designed to assist professionals who wish to acquire specific skills in areas dealing with human services or personnel functions. Study can be tailored to the needs of those whose degree is in a nonpsychological field or of those with a degree in psychology who wish to broaden their skills to a new area of psychology. Courses are selected depending upon the student's career objectives and academic preparation. The courses may be from the following list, but other courses, independent study, or special topics courses may be chosen where appropriate.