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Singalong, Malate, Manila

Philippines

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MS in Management Psychology & Counseling

Master of Science in Management Psychology & Counseling
[ACKNOWLEDGED BY CHED MAY 10, 2005]             

Program Description 

The Master of Science in Management Psychology and Counseling prepares the students in the professional practice of psychology and counseling in the workplace. This program trains students in the fundamentals of business and people management. This includes core business, psychology, and counseling subjects related to practice in the corporate/industrial setting. The program prepares the students for management, applicable psychology and counseling competencies beneficial to individuals in the workplace and the organization as a whole.

Program Objectives

At the end of the degree program, students will be able to:

1. Understand human behavior and apply psychological principles in the context of the workplace;
2. Relate and apply the knowledge of how core business concerns impact on the management of human resources in organizations and vice-versa;
3. Evaluate how intrapersonal and interpersonal situations can impact on performance and productivity; and
4. Practice handling groups and individuals within organizational contexts.

Distribution of subjects per term

Master of Science in Management Psychology

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Second Semester

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

UNITS

MAPSY1A

Adanced statistics i

3

MAFPSY2A

advanced RESEARCH methods i

3

MAFPSY2A(2)

advanced psychological assessment

3

MAGCCP2B

group process with program development

3

MSMP1A

Human Behavior in Organizations

3

MSMP1B(1)

Human resource management

3

TOTAL UNITS

9

TOTAL UNITS

9

SECOND YEAR

First Semester

Second Semester

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

UNITS

MSMP1B

organizational development

3

MSMP2A

compensation and benefits

3

 

 

 

MSMP2B

CAREER DEVELOPMENT with women studies perspective                     

3

MSMP2A(1)

labor and management relations

3

MSMP2B(2)

training and development

3

MSMP2A(2)

Advanced Industrial psychology

3

PRAC MSMP

field practicum

3

TOTAL UNITS

9

TOTAL UNITS

12

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

Subject Code

SUBJECTS

Units

MSMP3A (1)

JOB DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN

3

MSMP2B(1)

performance management

3

TW MSMP

THESIS WRITNG

6

 

TOTAL UNITS

12

Summary of Units

Master of Science in Management Psychology

 

FOUNDATION SUBJECTS (12 Units)

UNITS

MAPSY1A

ADVANCED STATISTICS 1

3

MAFPSY2A

ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS I

3

MAGCCP2B

GROUP PROCESS WITH PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

3

PSY5A

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

3

MAJOR SUBJECTS (27 Units)

 

MSMP1B(1)

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3

MSMP2A(1)

LABOR AND MANAGEMENT RELATIONS

3

MSMP2B(2)

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

3

MSMP2A

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

3

MSMP2A(2)

ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY

3

MSMP2B

CAREER DEVELOPMENT WITH WOMEN STUDIES PERSPECTIVE

3

MSMP1A

HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS

3

MSMP1B

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

3

MSMP2B(1)

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

3

MINOR SUBJECT (3 Units)

 

MSMP3A(1)

JOB EVALUATION AND DESIGN

3

PRACTICUM (3 Units)

 

PRAC MSMP

FIELD Practicum – 300 Hours

 

3

COMPREHENSIVE EXAM

 

COMPRE MSMP

Comprehensive Exam

0

THESIS WRITING (6 Units for Thesis, 1 Unit for Non-Thesis)

 

TW MSMP

Thesis Writing

6

PREREQUISITES (PSYCHOLOGY)

PSY3B(4)

BASIC COUNSELING TECHNIQUES

 

PSY2B

Theories of Personality

 

PSY5A

INTRODUCTION TO Industrial Psychology

 

PSY3A(4)

Psychological Testing 

 

BEHSTAT

Behavioral Statistics  

 

PSY5A(1)

MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES

 

PREREQUISITES (Business)

ACCT1A(1)

Fundamentals of Accounting

 

FIN2A(1)

Basic Business Finance

 

PHILO3A

Business Ethics

 

LAW3A

Obligations & Contracts

 

 

TOTAL NO. OF UNITS

54 Units

       

Admission Requirements

1. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
2. An interview with the coordinator of the Graduate School
3. A passing score in the admission exam administered by the Institutional Guidance and Testing Center
4. A college grade point average of at least 3.3 (between a B and B+ or 80% and 85%)

Retention requirements

1. Students should get a minimum grade of B in all subjects.
2. Students observed to be unfit for the rigors of academic work, by virtue of academic and personality requirements will have to be interviewed by a panel of faculty members and retained/delisted from the program following the panel’s recommendation.