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Academic Catalog

    Argosy University
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2011-2012 Argosy University Academic Catalog—Graduate Programs | Volume 2, Issue 3 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Catalog Addendum | Volume 2, Issue 3



Introduction


About this Catalog Addendum

The updates listed below apply to the 2011-2012 Argosy University Academic Catalog—Graduate Programs, Volume 2, Issue 1. In addition to correcting errors in the 2011-2012 Argosy University Academic Catalog—Graduate Programs | Volume 2, Issue 1, this publication compiles new and updated information.

The entries below describe where the new information should be inserted. Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or program chair in the event they have any questions regarding changes in program requirements.

See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


Revisions to the Argosy University Academic Catalog—Graduate Programs


Update

The following update applies to Section One, Introduction .

The entry for Argosy University, Seattle under “State Licensing” (second topic under “Accreditation and State Licensing ”) has changed. See below for statement with updates highlighted in red:

Argosy University, Seattle is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree Granting Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review, and authorizes Argosy University, Seattle to offer the following degree programs: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice; Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology; Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology; Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education and Training; Master of Arts in Education in Educational Leadership (in teach out); Master of Arts in Education in Higher and Postsecondary Education; Master of Arts in Education in Teaching and Learning; Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology; Master of Business Administration; Master of Public Administration; Master of Public Health; Master of Science in Human Resource Management; Master of Science in Management (in teach out); Master of Science in Non-Profit Management; Master of Science in Organizational Leadership; Master of Science in Service Sector Management; Education Specialist in Teaching and Learning; Doctor of Business Administration; Doctor of Education in Community College Executive Leadership; Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology; Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership; Doctor of Education in Teaching and Learning; Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership; and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. Authorization by the HECB does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the Act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB office at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.

Update

The following update applies to Section One, Introduction .

The phone number for the Minnesota Office of Higher Education has changed is now reflected in the entry for Argosy University, Twin Cities under “State Licensing” (second topic under “Accreditation and State Licensing ”). See below for updated statement with the phone number highlighted in red:

Argosy University, Twin Cities is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108, 1.651.642.0533, www.ohe.state.mn.us) pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Update

The following update applies to Section One, Introduction .

The entry for Argosy University, Washington DC under “State Licensing” (second topic under “Accreditation and State Licensing ”) has changed. See below for revised statement:

Argosy University, Orange County, the main campus of Argosy University, Argosy University, Washington DC, is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 1.804.225.2600). Each course or degree, diploma, or certificate program offered in Virginia is approved by the governing board of the institution. Any credit earned for coursework offered by Argosy University, Washington DC can be transferred to Argosy University, Orange County, as part of an existing degree, diploma, or certificate program offered by the institution.

Update

The following update applies to Section One, Introduction .

The second sentence under “Ownership” has been changed to reflect the new address for the Argosy Education Group:

Argosy Education Group, Inc. is located at 601 South Lewis Street, Orange, CA, 92868, 714.620.3700 and Education Management Corporation is located at 210 Sixth Avenue, Suite 3300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Correction

The following correction applies to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

The first sentence under “Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan” (second item under “Loans ”) should read as follows:

This is a fixed rate subsidized loan administered by the Federal Government.

Correction

The following correction applies to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

The first sentence under “Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan” (third item under “Loans ”) should read as follows:

This is a fixed rate loan administered by the Federal Government and is not based on need.

Update

The following update applies to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

Institutional Refund Policy ” has been revised. Updates apply to the first two paragraphs and the chart under “Campus-Based Programs.” The policy is reproduced in its entirety below with the specific updates conveyed in red:

 
Institutional Refund Policy

The Institutional Refund Policy applies to students, other than those attending campuses in California, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin who drop all courses in a semester, whether through providing notification to the University or ceasing attendance without notification. Students dropping all courses in a semester are considered withdrawn for refund purposes and are subject to the Return of Title IV Funds Policy.

Fees will be refunded according to the refund percentage shown in the tables below. If a student is enrolled in course(s) across the entire semester, the evaluation period for the refund percentage will be the entire 15-week semester. If a student is only enrolled in course(s) in one 7.5-week session during the semester, the evaluation period will be for that session of instructional time. Tuition deposits are non-refundable for students who fail to matriculate in their designated program of study. Refunds are made within 30 days of the date of determination.
 

 
Campus-Based Programs
  If Student Withdraws from the Institution
Refund Percentage
     
  On or before the applicable Add/Drop date 100%
     
  Between the day after the applicable Add/drop date and 25% of the semester or instructional time 50%
     
  Between the end of the first 25% and 50% of the semester or instructional time 25%
     
  After the first 50% of the semester or instructional time 0%
     
 
 
Argosy University Online Programs
  If a Student Withdraws from a Course Refund Percentage
     
  After attending Week One 75%
     
  After attending Week Two 50%
     
  After attending Week Three 25%
     
  After attending Week Four 0%

 Updates

The following updates apply to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

The following refund policies are now organized under a single heading, “State Refund Policies ”: Georgia, California, Florida, Virginia, and Tennessee. The Wisconsin state refund policy that applies to Wisconsin residents who are enrolled in Argosy University Online Programs is also added. The section is reproduced below in its entirety with specific updates conveyed in red.

 

State Refund Policies

The following state refund policies apply the day after the applicable add/drop date for the term.

 

 
Georgia State Refund Policy

The Georgia State Refund Policy applies to students who drop all courses in a semester from Argosy University, Atlanta whether through providing notification to the University or ceasing attendance without notification. Students dropping all courses in a semester are considered withdrawn for refund purposes and are subject to the Return of Title IV Funds Policy. Georgia students are entitled to a full refund of all monies paid, including application fees, if the student requests a refund within three (3) business days after signing an enrollment agreement.
 

  If Student Withdraws from the Institution Refund Percentage  
     
  On or before the first day of classes 100%  
     
  After the first day of class but before the end of the first 5% of the semester or instructional time 95%  
     
  Between the end of the first 5% and 10% of the semester or instructional time 90%  
     
  Between the end of the first 10% and 25% of the semester or instructional time 75%  
     
  Between the end of the first 25% and 50% of the semester or instructional time 50%  
     
  After the first 50% of the semester or instructional time 0%  
     
  Fees will be refunded according to the refund percentage shown in the table above. Refunds are made within 30 days of the date of determination.
     
 
 
California State Pro Rata Refund Policy (Correction in red)

California students have the right to cancel their enrollment agreement and receive a full refund of all charges if the student withdraws by the first class or the seventh day after the enrollment agreement is signed, whichever is later. If the student does not withdraw by this time, the student will have to follow the California State Pro Rata Refund Policy that is calculated as follows:

  1. An administration (registration) fee of $100 is deducted from the total cost of tuition and fees for the semester.
  2. This figure is divided by the number of hours in the program.
  3. The quotient is the hourly charge for the program.
  4. The amount owed by the student for the purpose of calculating a refund is derived by multiplying the total hours attended by the hourly charge for instructions, plus the amount of the registration fee specified in line one.
  5. The refund is the amount in excess of the figure derived in line four that was paid by the student.

For example, if a student completes only four class sessions of a 10-session course, and paid $1100 tuition, the student would receive a refund of $600, using the calculations in the illustration below:
 

    Calculations Used by the California State Pro Rata Refund Policy  
   
 
    $1100 total paid (-) $100 administration (registration) fee = $1000 base for refund  
       
    $1000 tuition (÷) 10 sessions = $100 per class session  
       
    $100 per session (x) 4 classes attended = $400 tuition owed  
       
    $1100 total paid (-) $500 tuition used plus fee = $600 Refund  
   
 
 

Students who withdraw on or before the first day of class shall receive a full refund of the amount paid for institutional charges, less the application fee. Any notification of withdrawal or cancellation and any request for a refund must be made in writing.

The administrative fee is not retained if a student withdraws on or before the first day of the semester.
 

 
Florida Cancellation Policy

Florida students who cancel any obligation within three working days of the original commitment will be provided a full refund.
 

       
 
Virginia State Policy

 Campus-Based Programs 

The Virginia state policy applies to students who attend the Argosy University, Washington DC campus located in Arlington, VA. Virginia students who cancel any obligation within three business days of the original commitment will be provided a full refund, less a $100 administrative (registration) fee.

A Virginia student will be considered withdrawn from Argosy University after seven consecutive instructional days after the last day on which the student actually attended the school. Termination may be effected earlier by written notice. In the event that a written notice is submitted, the effective date of termination will be the date the student last attended classes. Argosy University will earn tuition and fees based on when the student last attended as follows:

  • After the first day of classes and before the first 25% of the semester, 50% refunded
  • Between 25% and 50% of the semester or instructional time, 25% refunded
  • After 50% of the semester or instructional time, 10% refunded

Argosy University Online Programs

Argosy University will earn tuition and fees for its online programs based on when the student last attended as follows:

  • After the 5th calendar day following the date of enrollment but prior to receipt by the school of the first completed lesson assignment, all moneys paid to the school shall be refunded, except the administrative (registration) fee of $100.

If a student enrolls and withdraws after submission of the first completed lesson assignment, but prior to the completion of the program:

  •  After starting the program and before the first 25% of the semester or instructional time, 75% refunded
  • Between 25%, but less than 50% of the semester or instructional time, 50% refunded
  • More than 50%, but less than 75% of the semester or instructional time, 25% refunded
  • After 75% of the semester or instructional time, 0% refunded

The percentage of the program completed shall be determined by comparing the number of completed lesson assignments received by the school to the total number of lesson assignments required in the program.

Fractions of credit for courses completed shall be determined by dividing the total amount of time required to complete the period or the program by the amount of time the student actually spent in the program or the period or by the number of correspondence course lessons completed, as described in the contract. 

Tennessee State Policy

The Tennessee state policy applies to students who attend Argosy University, Nashville which is located in Nashville, TN. Tennessee students have the right to cancel their enrollment agreement and receive a full refund of all charges, less a $100 administrative (registration) fee, if the student withdraws on or before the first class. Argosy University will earn tuition and fees based on when the student last attended as follows:

  • On or before the first day of classes, or fails to begin classes, the refund shall equal the sum of all amounts paid for the period of enrollment, less an administrative (registration) fee of $100.
  • After the first day of class, but before the first 10% of the semester or instructional time, 75% refunded
  • After 10%, but before 25% of the semester or instructional time, 25% refunded. 

The University may use the Institutional Refund policy where it is more beneficial to the student.

 

 
 Wisconsin Refund Policy

The student will receive a full refund of all money paid if the student cancels within the three-business-day cancellation period; the student accepted was unqualified and the school did not secure a disclaimer; the school procured the student’s enrollment as the result of false representations in the written materials used by the school or in oral representations made by or on behalf of the school. The school will issue refunds within 10 business days of cancellation.

Partial Refund

A student who withdraws or is dismissed after the three-business day cancellation period, but before completing 60% of the potential units of instruction in the current enrollment period, shall be entitled to a pro rata refund, as calculated below, less any amounts owed by the student for the current enrollment period, less a one-time application fee of $50 and the enrollment fee of $100.

Pro rata refund shall be determined as the number of units remaining after the last unit completed divided by the total number of units in the enrollment period, rounded downward to the nearest ten percent. Pro rata refund is the resulting percent applied to the total tuition and other required costs paid by the student for the current enrollment period.

The school will make every effort to refund prepaid amounts for books, supplies and other charges unless the student has consumed or used those items and they can no longer be used or sold to new students, or returned by the school to the supplier.

The school will issue refunds within 40 days of the effective date of termination. A written notice of withdrawal is not required. The student is considered withdrawn from the school if the student fails to attend classes, utilize instructional facilities, or submit lessons, without providing an explanation to the school regarding the inactivity for 15 days.

No refund is required for any student who withdraws or is dismissed after completing 60% of the potential units of instruction in the current enrollment period unless a student withdraws due to mitigating circumstances, which are those that directly prohibit pursuit of a program and which are beyond the student’s control. 

 Adjustments of the Tuition and Fee Charges
Before Attending Any Units of Instruction

100% refund less a one-time application fee of $50 and the enrollment fee of $100. 
 

    Adjustment of Charges after Completing    
 
 
    At least     But Less Than     Refund of Tuition    
     
  1 unit/calendar day 10% 90%  
         
  10% 20% 80%  
         
  20% 30% 70%  
         
  30% 40% 60%  
         
  40% 50% 50%  
         
  50% 60% 40%  
         
  60% no refund no refund  
 
 
  As part of this policy, the school may retain a one-time application fee of no more than $50.  

Updates

The following updates apply to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

“Course Drop Refund Deadlines” has been re-titled to read “Institutional Refund: Course Drop and Withdrawal Refund Deadlines.”

A new table, “Spring 2012 Off-Session Online Course Deadlines,” should be inserted on the above referenced page after the “Spring 2012 Deadlines” table:

 
 
Spring 2012 Off-Session Online Course Deadlines
 
     
  Course Type Deadline for Course Drop  
 
 
  Session I 7.5-week courses January 17, 2012  
       
  Session II 7.5-week courses February 14, 2012  
 
 

A new table, “Summer 2012 Off-Session Online Course Deadlines,” should be inserted on the above referenced page after the “Summer 2012 Deadlines” table:

 

 
Summer 2012 Off-Session Online Course Deadlines
 
     
  Course Type Deadline for Course Drop  
 
 
  Session I 7.5-week courses July 3, 2012  
 
 

Update

The following update applies to Section Six, Financial Policies and Assistance .

The first sentence under “Institutional Refund: Course Drop and Withdrawal Refund Deadlines” should read as follows:

In order to receive a refund of 100 percent, students must officially drop a course or withdraw from the University through Student Services by the following dates.

Update

The following update applies to Section Seven, Academic Policies and Procedures .

“Online Courses” (seventh item under “Course Types and Delivery Methods ”) should be replaced with the following:

Online Courses

Online courses are those in which 100% instruction is delivered via the internet. Students enrolled in master’s level degree programs may take 100 percent of their coursework in a fully online format. Students who wish to take 100 percent of their coursework in a fully online format do so through Argosy University Online Programs. Students enrolled in 60 credit hour doctoral level degree programs must take 18 credit hours of in-residence courses, including dissertation courses. Students enrolled in doctoral level degree programs offered by Argosy University Online Programs fulfill this requirement by completing two doctoral residencies and dissertation courses. Residency I is taken concurrently with W 7000  and must be taken by the third course in the student’s program of study. Residency II is taken concurrently with the final research course in the session immediately preceding the last course.

Updates

The following updates apply to Section Seven, Academic Policies and Procedures .

Attendance ” has been revised to accommodate changes that pertain to students who are enrolled in the dissertation sequence.

The fifth paragraph under “Campus-Based Programs should be replaced with the following:

Students who are enrolled in dissertation courses are attached to eCollege. Each week they are required to confirm their attendance by posting a message to the Post Weekly Attendance Here section of Course Home. In addition, to confirm their enrollment each session, students must post their initial attendance confirmation message during the first seven days. Students who fail to post within the first seven days of the session, or who miss two consecutive weeks of attendance confirmation, will be dropped from their program and the university.

The following paragraph should be inserted as the second paragraph under “Argosy University Online Programs”:

Dissertation students are required to post to the dissertation platform each week to meet attendance requirements. During the first week of each session, students should post a Work Plan within the drop box of the unit they are working on that session. During weeks 2-7, students should post a progress report in the weekly discussion area of the unit they are working on that session. Students who fail to post within the first seven days, or who miss two consecutive weeks of posting, will be dropped from their program and the University.

See below for the policy reproduced in its entirety with the updated content highlighted in red:

Attendance

Campus-Based Programs

Students are expected to be punctual to all classes and practicum. Absences should occur only for such urgent reasons as ill health or critical emergency. Whenever possible, students should notify the faculty of these absences in advance. Excessive late arrivals or absences, regardless of the reason, may jeopardize a student’s academic standing.

Attendance requirements are met by (a) attending a face-to-face course session at the campus or other class location, or (b) substantive online activity, including commentary in the discussion section of the online classroom and posting of required evaluative assignments in a timely manner.

Online courses start on the first day of the semester or session. A student who does not participate in the course prior to the Add/Drop date for the session, and has not submitted an official Add/Drop Form, will be dropped from the course automatically and receive a refund based on the applicable Argosy University refund policy. Also, students who fail to attend both on-ground and online course activities for 14 consecutive days will be administratively withdrawn from the course.

Attendance is not equivalent to participation. Student grades will be impacted by the frequency and quality of participation in class, whether face-to-face or online, consistent with the requirements of the particular course and as outlined in the course syllabus.

Students who are enrolled in dissertation courses are attached to eCollege. Each week they are required to confirm their attendance by posting a message to the Post Weekly Attendance Here section of Course Home. In addition, to confirm their enrollment each session, students must post their initial attendance confirmation message during the first seven days. Students who fail to post within the first seven days of the session, or who miss two consecutive weeks of attendance confirmation, will be dropped from their program and the University.

In blended courses (those consisting of in-residence and online components), students missing equal to or greater than 30% of face to face instruction time or two or more weeks of no online participation will receive an automatic “F” grade in the course.

Argosy University Online Programs

Students enrolled in Argosy University Online Programs must complete an academic related activity in their course at least two days each week. Academic activity is defined by (a) posting a substantive response in a discussion section of the online classroom, (b) engaging in online tutorials, (c) submitting an assignment via the online classroom, or (d) taking an exam.

 Students who fail to meet the attendance requirements for a week will be given an absence for that week. Students who fail to meet the attendance requirements for 2 consecutive weeks during a course will be administratively withdrawn from the course. Students who are dropped for not meeting attendance requirements and do not attend class within 29 consecutive calendar days of their last date of attendance will be administratively withdrawn from school.

Dissertation students are required to post to the dissertation platform each week to meet attendance requirements. During the first week of each session, students should post a Work Plan within the drop box of the unit they are working on that session. During weeks 2-7, students should post a progress report in the weekly discussion area of the unit they are working on that session. Students who fail to post within the first seven days, or who miss two consecutive weeks of posting, will be dropped from their program and the University.

For online classes beginning on a Tuesday, the attendance week is defined as beginning on Tuesday at 12:00 am Mountain Time (MT) to 11:59 pm MT the following Monday. The last week of a 7.5week class begins on Tuesday at 12:00 am MT and ends on the following Thursday at 11:59 pm MT.

For online classes beginning on Friday, the attendance week is defined as beginning on Friday at 12:00 am MT to 11:59 pm MT the following Thursday. The last week of a 7.5 week class begins on Friday at 12:00 am MT and ends on the following Sunday at 11:59 pm MT.
 

Correction

The following correction applies to Section Seven, Academic Policies and Procedures .

The second sentence of the first paragraph under “Withdrawal Policy, Campus Based Programs ” should read as follows:

Students who are in the first session of their semester and are administratively dropped from all of their courses in that session must have a Voluntary Intent to Continue form on file or will be considered withdrawn from the University.

Update

The following update applies to Section Seven, Academic Policies and Procedures .

“Commencement and Petition to Graduate” has been re-titled “Petition to Graduate and Commencement .” In addition, the policy has been revised and should be replaced with the following:

Petition to Graduate and Commencement

Petition to Graduate

Campus-Based Programs

Students enrolled in campus-based programs are eligible for degree conferral when they have completed all degree program requirements. The graduation and degree conferral dates are based upon the last day of the course in which all academic requirements were completed. All students who wish to graduate, independent of participation in commencement ceremonies, must submit the Petition to Graduate form and appropriate fees to the Student Services Department by the campus deadline date. All forms are available from the Student Services Department or the student portal.

Students may not receive their diploma or transcript until all financial obligations to the University have been satisfied.

Argosy University Online Programs

Students enrolled in Argosy University Online Programs are eligible for degree conferral when they have completed all degree program requirements. The graduation and degree conferral dates are based upon the last day of the course in which all academic requirements were completed. All students who wish to graduate, independent of participation in commencement ceremonies, must submit the Petition to Graduate form and appropriate fees to the Student Services Department by the campus deadline date. All forms are available from the Student Services Department or the student portal.

Students may not receive their diploma or transcript until all financial obligations to the University have been satisfied.

Commencement

Campus-Based Programs

In order to participate in commencement ceremonies, students enrolled in campus-based programs must have completed all degree requirements or be scheduled to complete them in the semester during which the commencement ceremony is scheduled.

All doctoral students must submit the Doctoral Dissertation Research Approval Form at least two months prior to the campus’ commencement ceremony. In addition to satisfying the above degree requirements, students who wish participate in commencement ceremonies must submit a petition to graduate by the deadline established by the campus.

Argosy University Online Programs

In order to participate in commencement ceremonies, students must have completed all degree requirements or be scheduled to complete them in the semester during which the commencement ceremony is scheduled.

All doctoral students must submit the Doctoral Research Approval Form at least two months prior to the campus’ commencement ceremony. In addition to satisfying the above degree requirements, students enrolled in Argosy University Online Programs must submit a formal request to the campus in whose commencement they wish to participate by the deadline established by the campus. 

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Business Administration (MBA)  degree program.

Foundation Course Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

Foundation Course Requirements

Students are required to complete four foundation courses (see chart below) at the undergraduate level, show successful completion of academically equivalent coursework, pass a competency exam with 80% or better, or pass a self-paced course with an 80% or better for each of the subjects as provided by the University. Students must either complete the competency, or these courses or transfer in their equivalent. Students will be notified during the admission process if one or more of these courses are needed. 
  

Foundation Courses

Foundation Course
Competency Test
Self-Paced Course and Test
ACC 201 Principles of Accounting  (3) ACC201-CT Principles of Accounting Competency Test (0) ACC201-SP Principles of Accounting Self-Paced Course
and Test (0)
ECO 201 Macroeconomics  (3) ECO201-CT Macroeconomics Competency Test (0) ECO201-SP Macroeconomics Self-Paced Course and Test (0)
–or– –or– –or–
ECO 202 Microeconomics  (3) ECO202-CT Microeconomics Competency Test (0) ECO202-SP Microeconomics Self-Paced Course and Test (0)
FIN 401 Financial Management  (3) FIN401-CT Financial Management Competency Test  (0) FIN-401-SP Financial Management Self-Paced Course and Test (0)
MGT 340 Solutions-Focused Decision Making  (3) MGT340-CT Solutions-Focused Decision Making Competency Test (0) MGT340-SP Solutions-Focused Decision Making Self-Paced Course and Test (0)


Update

The following update applies to the Master of Science in Management (MSM)  degree program.

The Program Learning Outcomes  for the MSM degree program should be replaced with the following:
 

 
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Outcome One: Communication

1.1 Communication (oral/written) - Communicate information orally and in writing, from a management viewpoint, using appropriate terminology that is concise, clear, organized, supported, and is easily understood by the targeted audience.

Program Outcome Two: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

2.1 Critical Thinking - Consider, evaluate and incorporate data, concepts, and accepted practices to arrive at a management decision.
2.2 Problem Solving - Given a management situation, diagnose the multiple facets of the situation, determine and evaluate available options, and present a remedial plan that is aligned with the best interest of the organization.
2.3 Information Literacy - Access and comprehend information from a variety of credible sources, synthesize the information, and use the information as a contextual framework to judge the best solution to an organizational goal.

Program Outcome Three: Team

3.1 Leadership - Evaluate managers in assessing team dynamics and motivating team members in achieving team and organizational goals
3.2 Collaboration - Construct and implement the optimal management strategy to achieve organizational goals that reflect the perspectives of stakeholders.

Program Outcome Four: Ethics

4.1 Ethics - Consider from both an historical and a contemporary position the definition and application of ethical behavior. Apply this knowledge to an organizational situation and identify the consequences of pursuing a course of unethical behavior.

Program Outcome Five: Diversity

5.1 Diversity - Identify the potential positive impact of embracing cultural diversity in developing a workforce in the modern enterprise.

Program Outcome Six: Analysis/Application

6.1 Integration - Analyze the interrelationship among various areas of an organization within the context of achieving specific organizational goals.

Program Outcome Seven: Management

7.1 Management - Given an organizational case/scenario, create a plan developing and communicating purpose and vision, motivating people to overcome barriers, and creating the momentum for achieving organizational goals.

Program Outcome Eight: Organizational Constructs

8.1 Organizational Constructs - Given a specific organizational issue, develop a solution and implementation plan to evaluate the functional processes necessary to achieve organizational objectives.

 Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees . If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.


Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

 The following updates apply to Section Ten, College of Education .

The following note should be inserted after the third paragraph under “Mission Statement”:

Only campuses in Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, and Utah offer programs that lead to teacher, administrator, or school psychologist certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. With the exception of the MAED in Educational Administration (in a limited number of states), the programs, offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification , licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States, regardless of the State in which the student resides.

 The following should be added as the last sentence under “Non-Certification Education Programs”:

Additionally, the credits earned through participating in these programs offered by Argosy University are unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for teacher or administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction: ELL/ESL  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview  ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction: Reading  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction: Special Education  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Higher and Postsecondary Education  degree program.

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Washington DC Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, DC College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Students who are enrolled in the MAEd in Higher and Postsecondary Education degree program offered through Argosy University Online Programs cannot take E6508 Internship to fulfill the elective requirements. See below for updated “Elective Requirements” course list with clarification note inserted (in red):

 
Elective Requirements—Students May Choose One of the Following
Elective Requirements—3 Credit Hours

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*E 6508 Internship is not an option for students enrolled in the MAEd in Higher and Postsecondary Education degree program offered through Argosy University Online Programs. These students should consult with their Academic Advisor when selecting an appropriate course to fulfill the elective requirements.
 

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Instructional Leadership  degree program.

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Washington DC Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, DC College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Teaching and Learning: ELL/ESL .

Argosy University, Nashville should be added to the list of campuses that offer the MAEd in Teaching and Learning: ELL/ESL degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Arts in Education in Teaching and Learning: ELL/ESL Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‛i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Teaching and Learning: Reading  degree program.

Argosy University, Nashville should be added to the list of campuses that offer the MAEd in Teaching and Learning: Reading degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Arts in Education in Teaching and Learning: Reading Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Teaching and Learning: Special Education  degree program.

Argosy University, Nashville should be added to the list of the MAEd in Teaching and Learning: Special Education degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Arts in Education in Teaching and Learning: Special Education Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy
University, San Francisco Bay Area; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. 

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Curriculum and Instruction  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Educational Leadership  degree program.

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Washington DC Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, DC College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Higher and Postsecondary Education  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Instructional Leadership  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Washington DC Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, DC College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Correction

The following correction applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Teaching and Learning  degree program.

The (*) note attached to the fourth bullet point under “Admission Requirements” should be deleted:

*Students at Argosy University, Phoenix are required to present a photocopy of valid Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (plastic) issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Teaching and Learning  (effective May 9, 2011) degree program.

Argosy University, Nashville should be added to the list of campuses that offer the Education Specialist in Teaching and Learning degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Education Specialist in Teaching and Learning Degree Program (Effective May 9, 2011)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. 

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration  degree program (non-certification).

Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Sarasota; and Argosy University, Tampa should be added to the list of campuses that offer the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program (non-certification). See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Education in Advanced Educational Administration Degree Program (Non-Certification)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, Sarasota; Argosy University, Tampa

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Corrections and Update

The following corrections and update apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Community College Executive Leadership  degree program.

Corrections

Argosy University, Phoenix should be removed from the list of offering campuses. See below for updated list of offering campuses with Argosy University, Phoenix removed:

Doctor of Education in Community College Executive Leadership Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Sarasota; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Tampa; Argosy University, Washington DC

The following note should be removed:

Argosy University, Seattle Students

This program is not intended to lead to teacher certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

Update (in red)

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Curriculum and Instruction  degree program.

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Higher and Postsecondary Education  degree program.

Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Sarasota; and Argosy University, Tampa should be added to the list of campuses that offer the EdD in Higher and Postsecondary Education degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Education in Higher and Postsecondary Education Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Atlanta; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area; Argosy University, Sarasota; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Tampa; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Atlanta Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Dissertation Requirements “ have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Instructional Leadership  degree program.

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Washington DC Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, DC College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Teacher Leadership  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Correction and Update

The following correction and update apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Teaching and Learning  degree program.

Correction

The (*) note attached to the fourth bullet point under “Admission Requirements ” should be deleted:

*Students at Argosy University, Phoenix are required to present a photocopy of valid Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (plastic) issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Update (in red)

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Teaching and Learning  degree program (effective May 9, 2011).

Argosy University, Nashville should be added to the list of campuses that offer the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Education in Teaching and Learning Degree Program (Effective May 9, 2011)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle; Argosy University, Twin Cities

The following notes should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Argosy University, Denver Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Denver College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Argosy University, Nashville Students

The programs offered through Argosy University, Nashville College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. 

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University Chicago and Argosy University Schaumburg .

The note under “Illinois Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to the State of Illinois Type 75 General Administrative Certificate (principal) upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to the Illinois Type 75 Superintendent’s Endorsement upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Dallas .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

This program is approved by the Texas Education Agency State Board for Educator Certification and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Texas. Students who want to work in a State other than Texas are responsible for investigating the other State’s criteria regarding reciprocity of the Texas Education Agency Principal Certificate.

The second note under “Program Overview ” should be deleted:

There are limits to the number of online courses students may take and remain eligible for certification by the State of Texas. When considering taking courses online students must seek guidance from the program chair or academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing your eligibility to obtain a Principal Certificate.

The note under “Texas Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAED in Educational Administration leads to the Texas Principal Certificate upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAED in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Hawai’i .

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration


The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

  • Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note under “California Principal Certification Requirements ”  should be replaced with the following:

The MAED in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Hawai‘i College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego and Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area .

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration

The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

  • Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego; and Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAED in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by  Argosy University, Phoenix .

The second note under “Arizona Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology degree program and the PsyD in School Psychology degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. 

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Salt Lake City .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program is approved by the Utah State Office of Education and only meets the licensure requirements for the State of Utah. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the State of Utah State Office of Education School Administrator Licensure.

The second note under “Program Overview “ should be deleted:

There are limits to the number of online courses students may take and remain eligible for licensure by the State of Utah. When considering taking courses online students must seek guidance from the program chair or academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain the State of Utah State Board of Education Initial Principal Licensure.

The note under “Utah Initial Principal Licensure Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Utah State Office of Education to lead to school administrator licensure upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Sarasota and Argosy University, Tampa .

The note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

This program is approved by the Florida Department of Education and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Florida. Students, who wish to work in a State other than Florida, are responsible to investigate the other State’s criteria regarding reciprocity of the Florida Principal licensure.

The note under “Florida Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program leads to Florida Principal Certification upon completion of all state and program requirements, including passage of all required Florida state licensure exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Tampa and Argosy University, Sarasota College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher, administrator, school counseling, or school psychology certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago and Argosy University, Schaumburg .

The note under “Illinois Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to the State of Illinois Type 75 General Administrative Certificate (principal) upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to the Illinois Type 75 Superintendent’s Endorsement upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Hawai’i .

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration

The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

  • Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Hawai‘i College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego;  and Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area .

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement  (CBEST) 

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration

The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

  • Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note  under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego; and Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration offered by Argosy University, Phoenix .

The first note under “Arizona Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology degree program and the PsyD in School Psychology degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Salt Lake City .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program is approved by the Utah State Office of Education and only meets the licensure requirements for the State of Utah. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the State of Utah State Office of Education School Administrator Licensure.

The second note under “Program Overview “ should be deleted:

There are limits to the number of online courses students may take and remain eligible for licensure by the State of Utah. When considering taking courses online students must seek guidance from the program chair or academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain the State of Utah State Board of Education Initial Principal Licensure.

The note under “Utah Initial Principal Licensure Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Utah State Office of Education to lead to school administrator licensure upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

 Updates

The following updates apply to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Twin Cities .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced by the following:

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Minnesota. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators Principal Certificate.

The last sentence under the second note under “Program Overview ” should read as follows:

When considering taking courses online, students must seek guidance from the program chair or their academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain a Minnesota Board of School Administrators Principal Certificate.

The note under “Minnesota Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota principal certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota superintendent certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the Argosy University, Twin Cities College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago and Argosy University, Schaumburg .

The note under “Illinois Superintendent Endorsement Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to the State of Illinois Type 75 General Administrative Certificate (principal) upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to the Illinois Type 75 Superintendent’s Endorsement upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update

The following update applies to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Phoenix .

The second note under “Arizona Superintendent Certification Requirements  Arizona Superintendent Certification Requirements” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology degree program and the PsyD in School Psychology degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Education Specialist (EdS) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Twin Cities .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced by the following:

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Minnesota. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators Superintendent Certificate.
The last sentence under the second note under “Program Overview” should read as follows:
When considering taking courses online, students must seek guidance from the program chair or their academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain a Minnesota Board of School Administrators Superintendent Certificate.

The note under “Minnesota Superintendent Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota principal certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota superintendent certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the Argosy University, Twin Cities College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. 

Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago and Argosy University, Schaumburg .

The note under “Illinois Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to the State of Illinois Type 75 General Administrative Certificate (principal) upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to the Illinois Type 75 Superintendent’s Endorsement upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates and Correction

The following updates and correction apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Hawai’i .

Updates

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration

The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

  • Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Hawai‘i College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Correction

The credit hour total under “Core Course Requirements” is incorrectly stated at 27 credit hours. It should read “Core Course Requirements—24 Credit Hours.”

Updates and Correction

The following updates and correction apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego; and  Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area .

Updates

The following should be added to the bullet list as the fourth item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The last bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be revised to read as follows:

  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form/Institutional Recommendation Checklist (for Certification) submitted to Campus Administration

The third item under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be deleted:

Passage of the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)

“(CBEST)” should be inserted at the end of the last bullet point under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” as follows:

  • Satisfaction of the California Basic Skills Requirement (CBEST)

The note under “California Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to California Tier 1 Principal licensure upon completion of all state and program requirements, including successful passage of all required California state exams. All other programs offered through Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego; and Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Correction

The credit hour total under “Core Course Requirements ”  is incorrectly stated at 27 credit hours. It should read “Core Course Requirements—24 Credit Hours.”

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration offered by Argosy University, Phoenix .

The first note under “Arizona Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology degree program and the PsyD in School Psychology degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Salt Lake City .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program is approved by the Utah State Office of Education and only meets the licensure requirements for the State of Utah. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the State of Utah State Office of Education School Administrator Licensure.

The second note under “Program Overview “ should be deleted:

There are limits to the number of online courses students may take and remain eligible for licensure by the State of Utah. When considering taking courses online students must seek guidance from the program chair or academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain the State of Utah State Board of Education Initial Principal Licensure.

The note under “Utah Initial Principal Licensure Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Utah State Office of Education to lead to school administrator licensure upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Initial Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Twin Cities .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced by the following:

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Minnesota. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators Principal Certificate.

The last sentence under the second note under “Program Overview ” should read as follows:

When considering taking courses online, students must seek guidance from the program chair or their academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain a Minnesota Board of School Administrators Principal Certificate.

The note under “Minnesota Principal Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota principal certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota superintendent certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the Argosy University, Twin Cities College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago and Argosy University, Schaumburg .

The note under “Illinois Superintendent Endorsement Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to the State of Illinois Type 75 General Administrative Certificate (principal) upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to the Illinois Type 75 Superintendent’s Endorsement upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Update and Correction

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Phoenix .

The first note under “Arizona Superintendent Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program, the EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program, and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school administration licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The MA in School Psychology degree program and the PsyD in School Psychology degree program are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to lead to school psychology licensure/certification upon completion of all program and state requirements. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs, with the exclusion of the MAEd in Educational Administration degree program, DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

Correction

Practicum Requirements ” should be inserted following “Elective Requirements”:

 

Practicum Requirements

Students in the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program are required to complete 3 credit hours of practicum. Refer to the program handbook for details pertaining to clock hours and procedures.

Practicum Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • E 8380 - School District Practicum/ Internship I (1.5)
  • E 8381 - School District Practicum/Internship II (1.5)
Practicum Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration degree program offered by Argosy University, Twin Cities .

The first note under “Program Overview ” should be replaced by the following:

This program is approved by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Minnesota. If students want to work in any other State it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the Minnesota Board of School Administrators Superintendent Certificate.

The last sentence under the second note under “Program Overview ” should read as follows:

When considering taking courses online, students must seek guidance from the program chair or their academic advisor to avoid jeopardizing their eligibility to obtain a Minnesota Board of School Administrators Superintendent Certificate.

The note under “Minnesota Superintendent Certification Requirements ” should be replaced with the following:

The EdS in Initial Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota principal certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. The EdS in Advanced Educational Administration degree program and the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program lead to Minnesota superintendent certification upon completion of all state and program requirements. All other programs offered through the Argosy University, Twin Cities College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides. 

Updates and Correction

The following updates and corrections  applies to the Master of Arts (MA) in School Counseling  degree program.

Update

The note that follows “Program Overview ” should be replaced with the following:

This program is approved by the Florida Department of Education Guidance Counseling Certificate and only meets the certification requirements for the State of Florida. Students who want to work in any other State are responsible to investigate the other State’s criteria about the reciprocity of the Florida Department of Education Guidance Counseling Certificate.

Correction

The credit hour breakdown is not accurately listed in the first bullet point under “Graduation Requirements .” The credit hour requirement for internship is 6 credit hours and not 9 credit hours as originally published. See below for corrected itemized list:

 

 

Update

The following should be added as the third item under “Graduation Requirements ”:

  • Passage of all state required certification exams, including the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) for guidance counseling*
Update

The following should be added as a clarification (*) note following “Graduation Requirements ”:

Note

*The MA in School Counseling degree will not be awarded until all state required exams are passed.

Update

Florida School Counselor Certification Requirements ” should be inserted as a new topic after “Graduation Requirements”:

 

 

Florida School Counselor Certification Requirements

Graduation from the MA in School Counseling degree program does not guarantee certification. To qualify for certification, the following conditions must be met:

  • Successful completion of all program requirements, including the and Dispositional Assessment
  • Passage of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) for guidance counseling
Note

The MA in School Counseling degree program leads to the Florida Department of Education Florida Teacher Certificate for Guidance Counseling. All other programs offered through the Argosy University, Sarasota and Argosy University, Tampa College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any other State in the United States.

 

Correction

The credit hour breakdown under “Program Requirements ” should reflect that credit hour total for internship should be 6 credit hours and not nine credit hours as originally published. See below for corrected credit hour breakdown:

Program Requirements

The MA in School Counseling degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 51 semester credit hours distributed as follows: core course requirements, 39 credit hours; elective requirements, 3 credit hours; practicum requirements, 3 credit hours; and internship requirements, 6 credit hours.

Correction

The credit hour total for Internship Requirements should be 6 credit hours and not 9 credit hours as originally published. See below for revised “Internship Requirements ” with corrections conveyed in red:

 

Internship Requirements

Students enrolled in the MA in School Counseling degree program are required to complete two semesters of Internship (6 credit hours). Refer to the Training Manual for clock hours and procedures.

Internship Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
Internship Requirements—6 Credit Hours

 

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Educational Psychology  degree program.

Argosy University, Sarasota should be added to the list of campuses that offer the MA in Educational Psychology degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Arts in Educational Psychology Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Sarasota

The following note should be inserted after “Program Overview ”:

Note

The MA in Educational Psychology degree program DOES NOT lead to teacher, counselor, psychologist, or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any state in the United States. This program is designed to provide a foundation in educational psychology and is meant for those who are interested in pursuing these degrees for reasons other than obtaining teacher, counselor, psychologist or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement. Additionally, the credits earned through participating in this program offered by Argosy University is unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for teacher, counselor, psychologist, or administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts (MA) in School Psychology  degree program.

The MA in School Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Sarasota described been revised. Effective January 9, 2012, students enrolled in the MA in School Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Sarasota will follow the curriculum described here . See entries below that address updates associated with this change.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in School Psychology  degree program.

Argosy University, Sarasota should be added to the list of campuses that offer the MA in School Psychology degree program described  here . See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Arts in School Psychology Degree Program (Argosy University, Dallas effective September 6, 2011; Argosy University, Sarasota effective January 9, 2012)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Sarasota

The first note should be re-titled “Argosy University, Dallas Students” and is reproduced below:

Argosy University, Dallas Students

The MA in School Psychology degree program has been designed to meet the requirements set forth in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 21, Chapter 463, Rule 463.9 for licensed specialist in School Psychology in the State of Texas. The decision as to whether to grant licensure rests solely with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and not with Argosy University. A review of the program’s curriculum and its alignment to State requirements may be requested.

The completion of the program will permit students to request a transcript and program review by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists for licensure as school psychologists. Students are also eligible to apply to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists in a process designed for graduates of non-National Association for School Psychologists (NASP) approved programs. There is no guarantee that Texas or national licensure will be granted or that such licensure, if granted, will lead to licensure in other states. Students are advised that if I they wish to work in a State other than Texas, it is their responsibility to investigate the other State’s criteria regarding reciprocity of this certification.

The following should be inserted on the above referenced page as the second note:

  Argosy University, Sarasota Students 

The completion of the MA in School Psychology degree program will permit students to request a transcript review by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) for certification as school psychologists in the State of Florida, pending the successful completion of other requirements. Students are also eligible to apply to become Nationally Certified School Psychologists in a process designed for graduates of non-National Association for School Psychologists (NASP) approved programs. However, there is no guarantee that Florida, or national certification will be granted or that Florida certification will lead to certification in other states. Students are individually and solely responsible for knowing the certification requirements in their state of residence.

Update

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology  degree program.

The curriculum for the PsyD in School Psychology degree program described here has been revised. See ”College of Education Curriculum Updates—Non Certification School Psychology Degree Programs” below  for the revised curriculum that is effective January 9, 2012.

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology  degree program (32 Credit Hours).

Argosy University, Sarasota should be added to the list of campuses that offer the PsyD in School Psychology degree program (32 Credit Hours). See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology Degree Program (32 Credit Hours)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Sarasota

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology  degree program (38 credit Hours).

Argosy University, Sarasota should be added to the list of campuses that offer the PsyD in School Psychology degree program (38 Credit Hours). See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology Degree Program (38 Credit Hours)

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Sarasota

Update

The following update applies to the Master of Science (MS) in Health Services Management  degree program.

Argosy University, Atlanta should be added to the list of campuses that offer the MS in Health Services Management degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Master of Science in Health Services Management Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Atlanta; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Twin Cities

Correction and Update

The following correction and update apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Tampa .

Correction

The second bullet point statement that reads, “Successful completion of the Master’s Thesis” under “Graduation Requirements” should be deleted.

Update

“Program Requirements” have been revised. See below for updated requirements highlighted in red:

Program Requirements

The MA in Clinical Psychology degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 50 semester credit hours, distributed as follows: core course requirements, 36 credit hours; elective requirements, 6 credit hours; professionalization group requirements, 2 credit hours; and practicum and practicum seminar requirements, 6 credit hours. Matriculated students must complete all course requirements in an in-residence format.

 

“Core Course Requirements” have been revised. See below for updated course list:
 

 
Core Course Requirements — Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • PP7010 - Lifespan Development (3)
  • PP7100 - Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct, and Law (3) *
  • PP7310 - Theories of Psychopathology (3)
  • PP7311 - Diagnostic Psychopathology (3)
  • PP7365 - Clinical Interviewing (3)
  • PP7340 - Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations (1.5)
  • PP7344 - Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations II (1.5)
  • PP7370 - Cognitive Assessment (3)
  • PP7371 - Objective Personality Assessment (3)
  • PP7372 - Projective Personality Assessment (3)
  • PP7373 - Integrative Assessment (3)
  • PP8038 - Interventions I (3)
  • PP8039 - Interventions II (3)
Core Course Requirements—36 Credit Hours
Note:

* This 3 credit hour course is divided into two 1.5 credit hour segments which must be taken consecutively in the fall and spring semesters.

Update

“Elective Requirements” should be inserted on the above referenced page following “Core Course Requirements”:

 

Elective Requirements

Students enrolled in the MA in Clinical Psychology degree program are required to complete 6 credit hours of elective courses.

Elective Requirements—Students Are Required to Take Six Credits from the Following
  • PP7000 - History and Systems (3)
  • PP7040 - Cognition and Affective Processes (3)
  • PP7050 - Physiological Psychology (3)
  • PP7060 - Social Psychology (3)
  • PP7200 - Statistics and Research I (3)
  • PP7206 - Statistics, Research, and Psychometrics (3)
  • PP7330 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (3)
  • PP7360 - Clinical Psychopharmacology (3)
  • PP8103 - Family and Couples Assessment (3)
  • PP8622 - Survey of Forensic Psychology (3)
  • PP8650 - Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (3)
  • PP8670 - Human Sexuality (3)
  • PP8701 - Geriatric Assessment/Introduction to Neuropsychological Screening (3)
  • PP8705 - Child Assessment (3)
  • PP8950 - Special Topics (1.5)*
Elective Requirements—6 Credit Hours
Note:

*Options for Special Topics courses are as follows: Child Interviewing, Twelve Therapeutic Techniques to Master, Object Relations-Oriented Psychotherapy, Death and Dying, Parent Consultation, and Working with Individuals with Disabilities.

Update

“Practicum Requirements” have been revised. See below for updated course requirements:

 

Practicum and Practicum Seminar Requirements

Students enrolled in the MA in Clinical Psychology degree program are required to complete two practicum courses as listed below (6 credit hours) to fulfill the Practicum and Practicum Seminar requirements.

Practicum and Practicum Seminar Requirements — Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • PP8208 - Diagnostic Practicum and Seminar I (3)
  • PP8209 - Diagnostic Practicum and Seminar II (3) 
Practicum and Practicum Seminar Requirements — 6 Credit Hours

 

Correction

The heading that reads “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Degree Program — Three-Year Curriculum” should read “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Degree Program — Two-Year Curriculum.”

Update

Updates to Year Two, Summer Semester under “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Degree Program — Two-Year Curriculum” are indicated below:

 
Summer Semester
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)

 Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy  degree program.

The items listed under “Graduation Requirements ” have been moved to the campus-specific sections (see entries below for more information). This topic now reads as follows:

Graduation Requirements

Students admitted into the MA in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program are responsible for completing the program requirements that are in effect at the time of admission. However, the program retains the right to modify these requirements in accordance with the demands of the profession. The courses will be completed in the order recommended by the program. See campus-specific program descriptions for requirements.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program offered by Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; and Argosy University, San Diego .

“Additional Graduation Requirements” have been re-titled “Graduation Requirements .” See below for revised topic with specific changes highlighted in red:

 
Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, the following requirements must be met:

  •  Successful completion of 60 credit hours that includes:
    • 54 credit hours of core courses
    • 6 credit hours of practicum 
  • Earned grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination
  • Successful completion of the Clinical Competency Examination (CCE)
  • Completion of all program requirements within five years of matriculation into the program
  • Completed Petition to Graduate form submitted to Campus Administration

The curriculum has been revised. See below for revised program requirements that are effective January 9, 2012:

 

Program Requirements

The MA in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program requires the successful completion of 60 credit hours distributed as follows: core course requirements, 54 credit hours; practicum requirements, 6 credit hours.

Core Course Requirements

Students enrolled in the MA in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program are complete eighteen core courses (54 credit hours).

Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • C7520 - Trauma Throughout the Lifespan (3)
  • PC6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology (3)
  • PC6022 - Family Therapy Counseling Skills (3)
  • PC6025 - Human Growth and Development (3)
  • PC6104 - Counseling Skills I (3)
  • PC6105 - Counseling Skills II (3)
  • PC6230 - Theories in Counseling Families and Individuals (3)
  • PC6250 - Clinical Psychopharmacology (3)
  • PC6300 - Professional and Ethical Issues (3)
  • PC6420 - Community Mental Health (3)
  • PC6440 - Child and Adolescent Counseling (3)
  • PC6505 - Group Counseling (3)
  • PC6511 - Social and Cultural Diversity (3)
  • PC6521 - Research and Program Evaluation (3)
  • PC6525 - Appraisal and Assessment (3)
  • PC6600 - Career and Lifestyle Development (3)
  • PC6750 - Couples and Relational Counseling (3)
  • PC6900 - Substance Abuse Counseling (3)
Core Course Requirements—54 Credit Hours

Practicum Requirements

Students enrolled in the MA in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program complete a three course practicum sequence (6 credit hours). See “Practicum and Practicum Seminar Requirements” and “Additional Practicum Requirements” for policies that apply to practicum.

Practicum Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • PC6400 - Practicum I (2)
  • PC6401 - Practicum II (2)
  • PC6402 - Practicum III (2)
Practicum Requirements—6 Credit Hours

 

Update

PC6750 Couples and Relational Counseling should replace PC6700 Couples and Family Counseling as the last item in the bullet list under “Additional Practicum Requirements.”

Correction

The “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology Degree Program” should read “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy Degree Program.”

Update

The two year course sequence is removed from the above referenced page. Students should consult the program chair for the revised course sequence for the 60 credit program of study. The last sentence under “Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology Degree Program” has been revised to read as follows:

The MA in Counseling Psychology/ Marriage & Family Therapy degree program recommended course sequence can be obtained from the Program Chair.

Course prerequisites listed in the chart in the above referenced page have changed. See below for updated chart with changes highlighted in red: 

MA in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy Degree Program Course Prerequisites

PC6400 - Practicum I PC 6511 - Social and Cultural Diversity
  PC 6300 - Professional and Ethical Issues
  PC6230 - Theories in Counseling Families and Individuals
  PC6505 - Group Counseling
  PC 6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology
  PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
  PC 6750 Couples and Relational Counseling
PC6230 - Theories in Counseling Families and Individuals PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
PC6505 - Group Counseling PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
PC6240 - Introduction to Psychological Testing PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
  PC 6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology
PC6250 - Clinical Psychopharmacology PC 6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology
PC 6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology PC6230 - Theories in Counseling Families and Individuals
PC 6600 - Career and Lifestyle Development PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
  PC6240 - Introduction to Psychological Testing
PC 6750 Couples and Relational Counseling PC6104 - Counseling Skills I
  PC6230 - Theories in Counseling Families and Individuals


Update

The following update applies to the Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy degree program offered by Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area .

“Additional Graduation Requirements” have been re-titled “Graduation Requirements.”  See below for revised topic with specific inserted information highlighted in red:

 
Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, the following requirements must be met:

  • Successful completion of 51 credit hours that includes:
    • 45 credit hours of required courses
    • 6 credit hours of practicum
  • Earned grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0)
  • Successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination no later than the end of the four year
  • Successful completion of the Clinical Evaluation Conference (CEC)
  • Successful completion of all program requirements within five years of matriculation into the program
  • Completed Petition to Graduate Form submitted to campus administration
     


Update

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Industrial Organizational Psychology  degree program.

The second bullet point under “Graduation Requirements ” should be removed:

  • Successful completion of the Comprehensive Examination


The curriculum for the MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology degree program has been revised. See below for revised course list:

 

Program Requirements

The MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology degree program requires the satisfactory completion of 42 credit hours comprised of fourteen core courses.


Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Complete the Following
  • IO6300 - Professional Ethics and Legal Issues (3)
  • IO6301 - Research Methods in Industrial Organizational Psychology (3)
  • IO6400 - Applied Industrial Psychology (3)
  • IO6401 - Performance Appraisal and Feedback (3)
  • IO6402 - Statistics in Industrial Organizational Psychology (3)
  •  IO6410 - IO Theory Applied to Organizational Behavior and Culture (3)
  • IO6412 - IO Techniques for Organizational Development and Assessment (3) 
  • IO6440 - Organizational Consulting (3)
  • IO6500 - Employee Selection, Placement, and Classification (3)
  • IO6502 - Organizational Leadership and Change (3)
  • IO6503 - Job/Task Analysis (3)
  • IO6505 - Training and Development (3)
  • IO6506 - Business Principles for IO Professionals (3) 
  • IO6600 - Capstone Project (3)
Core Course Requirements—42 Credit Hours
 


Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counseling Psychology  degree program.

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Update (in red)

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counseling Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, San Diego .

Eight courses have been added to the list of options under “Counseling Theory and Skills Requirements.” See below for updated course list with new additions highlighted in red:

 
Counseling Theory and Skills Requirements — Students Choose Six of the Following
  • C7421 - Etiology of Mental Illness (3)
  • C7431 - Counseling in Community Settings (3)
  • C7432 - Advanced Individual Counseling (3)
  • C7433 - Advanced Group Counseling (3)
  • C7434 - Cognitive-Behavioral Theories of Counseling (3)
  • C7435 - Existential-Humanistic Theories of Counseling (3)
  • C7436 - Psychodynamic Theories of Counseling (3)
  • C7440 - Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
  • C7445 - Brief Psychotherapies (3)
  • C7453 - Clinical Consultation (3)
  • C7455 - Addictions Counseling (3)
  • C7456 - Advanced Grief and Loss Counseling (3)
  • C7459 - Psychopharmacology for Counselors (3) 
  • C7460 - Techniques of Child and Adolescent Counseling (3)
  • C7465 - Teaching in Higher Education (3)
  • C7470 - Private Practice Management (3)
  • C7471 - Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions (3)
  • C7520 - Trauma Throughout the Lifespan (3) 
  • C7537 - Special Topics in Counseling (3)
  • C7542 - Advanced Career and Lifestyle Assessment (3)
  • C7600 - Geriatric Assessment/Introduction to Neuropsychological screening (includes Aging) (3)
  • C7602 - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (3) 
Counseling Theory and Skills Requirements —18 Credit Hours

 

Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology  degree program.

The following should be inserted as the 9th paragraph under “Overview” on above referenced page:

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology degree programs at Argosy University, Dallas and Argosy University, Seattle meet the “Guidelines for Defining ‘Doctoral Degree in Psychology’” as implemented by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) and the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (National Register) Designation Project (www.nationalregister.org).

Clarification and Correction

The following clarification  and correction apply to the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology degree program offered at Argosy University, Atlanta .

Clarification

The first paragraph sentence of the first paragraph under “Elective Requirements” has been modified. See below for revised sentence with new added information conveyed in red:

Additionally, 3 credit hours of Advanced Practicum (PP 8310 Advanced Practicum and Seminar I, PP 8311 Advanced Practicum and Seminar II, and PP 8312 Advanced Practicum and Seminar III) or an empirical research elective course may be counted towards the electives requirements.

Correction

The elective course list for the Adult General Concentration was omitted. The course requirements for the concentration are reproduced below with the inserted elective courses highlighted in red:

 

General Adult Clinical Concentration Requirements


The General Adult Clinical concentration requires the completion of the following courses:

General Adult Clinical Concentration Requirements— Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • PP7500 - Trauma Throughout the Lifespan (3)
  • PP8690 - Brief Therapy (3)
  • Other Elective (3)
   
Students Choose One of the Following
  • PP7372 - Projective Personality Assessment (3)
  • PP8601 - Clinical Health Psychology I (3)
  • PP8620 - Introduction to Forensic Psychology (3)
  • PP8650 - Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (3)
  • PP8691 – Personality Disorders (3) 
 
General Adult Clinical Concentration Requirements— 12 Credit Hours

Correction

The following correction applies to the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology degree program offered by Argosy University, Schaumburg .

The last sentence under “Concentrations in the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Degree Program” incorrectly references the 2010-2011 academic year. It should read as follows:
The concentrations to be offered in the 2011-2012 academic year include:

Corrections

The following corrections apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Mental Health Counseling degree program offered by Argosy University, Salt Lake City .

PC6010 Professionalization Group and PC6803 Trauma and Impact Counseling should not be listed with the Core Course Requirements. PC6005 Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology should be listed with the Core Course Requirements. See below for corrected “Core Course Requirements” list:

 
Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • C 6460 - Supervision for Counselors (3)
  • PC 6000 - Counseling Theory (3)
  • PC 6005 – Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology (2)
  • PC 6025 - Human Growth and Development (3)
  • PC 6030 - Psychopathology and Assessment (3)
  • PC 6104 - Counseling Skills I (3)
  • PC 6105 - Counseling Skills II (3)
  • PC 6106 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling (3)
  • PC 6250 - Clinical Psychopharmacology (3)
  • PC 6300 - Professional and Ethical Issues (2)
  • PC 6440 - Child and Adolescent Counseling (3)
  • PC 6505 - Group Counseling (3)
  • PC 6511 - Social and Cultural Diversity (3)
  • PC 6521 - Research and Program Evaluation (3)
  • PC 6525 - Appraisal and Assessment (3)
  • PC 6600 - Career and Lifestyle Development (3)
  • PC 6700 - Couples and Family Counseling (3)
  • PC 6803 - Trauma Impact and Counseling (3)
  • PC 6900 - Substance Abuse Counseling (2)
Core Course Requirements—51 Credit Hours

PC6010 Professionalization Group I, PC6011Professionalization Group II, and PC6106 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling should not be listed under “Practicum Prerequisites.” PC6105 Counseling Skills II should be included in the list of Practicum Prerequisites. See below for corrected list:

 

Practicum Prerequisites

  • PC 6000 - Counseling Theory (3)
  • PC 6005 - Maladaptive Behavior and Psychopathology (2) 
  • PC 6104 - Counseling Skills I (3)
  • PC 6105 - Counseling Skills II (3)
  • PC 6300 - Professional and Ethical Issues (2)

Updates

The following updates apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Mental Health Counseling degree program offered by Argosy University, Tampa .

“Program Requirements” should be replaced with the following:

Program Requirements

The MA in Mental Health Counseling degree program requires the satisfactory completion of a total of 60 semester credit hours distributed as follows: core course requirements, 24 credit hours; additional course requirements, 24 credit hours; elective requirement, 6 credit hours; and field experience requirements, 6 credit hours. At least 51 percent of required coursework must be completed in-residence. Note, the field experience courses are usually taken in the last year of the program. In addition to these credit hour requirements, students must successfully complete the Comprehensive Examination.

“Additional Course Requirements “should be replaced with the following:

 
Additional Course Requirements — Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • C 6431 - Counseling in Community Settings (3)
  • C 6435 - Individual Evaluation and Assessment (3)
  • C 6439 - Human Sexuality (3)
  • C 6446 - Substance Abuse Counseling (3)
  • C 6452 - Career and Lifestyle Assessment (3)
  • C 6460 - Supervision for Counselors (3)
  • PC6021 – Schools of Family Therapy (3)
  • R 6032 - Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling (3)
Additional Course Requirements — 24 Credit Hours

“Field Experience Requirements” should be replaced with the following:

 
Field Experience Requirements — Students Are Required to Take the Following
  • C 6601 - Practicum — Counseling (1)
  • C 6602 - Internship I — Counseling (2)
  • C 6603 - Internship II — Counseling (3) 
Field Experience Requirements— 6 Credit Hours

The elective requirements have increased from 3 credit hours to 6 credit hours. The first sentence under “Elective Requirements” should be read as follows:
 

Elective Requirements

Students will select 6 credit hours of electives from approved Professional Counseling (PC) or Counseling (C) graduate-level courses. Care must be taken not to select elective courses which are substitutions (equivalents) for those already required above.

“Recommended Course Sequence” should be replaced with the following:

 
Recommended Course Sequence for the Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Degree Program

 
Recommended Course Sequence
  • C 6041 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling (3)
  • C 6035 - Human Growth and Development (3)
  • PC 6021 - Schools of Family Therapy (3)
  • C 6436 - Individual Counseling Theories and Practice (3)
  • C 6036 - Essentials of Interviewing (3)
  • C 6432 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology (3)
  • C 6445 - Social and Cultural Competencies for Counselors (3)
  • C 6440 - Ethics in Counseling (3)
  • C 6438 - Group Theories and Practice (3)
  • C 6460 - Supervision for Counselors (3)
  • C 6431 - Counseling in Community Settings (3) 
  • C 6435 - Individual Evaluation and Assessment (3) 
  • C 6439 - Human Sexuality (3)
  • C 6446 - Substance Abuse Counseling (3) 
  • C 6452 - Career and Lifestyle Assessment (3) 
  • R 6032 - Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling (3) 
  • C 6601 - Practicum — Counseling (1) 
  • C 6602 - Internship I — Counseling (2) 
  • C 6603 - Internship II — Counseling (3) 

 Update

The following update applies to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counselor Education & Supervision degree program.

Effective January 9, 2012, a revised curriculum will be offered by the following campuses: Argosy University, Atlanta; Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver; Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, Sarasota; Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Tampa; and Argosy University, Washington DC. See “College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Curriculum Updates—Counselor Education Programs” below for program requirements.

Updates and Correction 

The following updates and correction apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Counselor Education & Supervision  degree program.

Update

The fifth bullet point that follows the paragraph that begins “… All applications for admissions must be submitted to the Admissions Department…” has been revised to read as follows:

  • Three completed Professional Applicant Recommendation Forms
Correction

The second sentence in the paragraph that begins “Entering students must have a master’s degree in counseling from a CACREP accredited program or a CACREP equivalent curriculum … “should read as follows:

CACREP, or The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational programs, is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for the accreditation of degree programs in counseling.

Update

The second sentence in the paragraph that begins “Applicants who have completed a master’s degree that does not meet the specific curricular or credit hour requirements listed by the campus… “ should read as follows:

Decisions about the applicability of prior master’s-level coursework will be made by the program chair based upon CACREP core curriculum requirements and state licensure laws for counselors.

Update (in red)

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates

The following updates apply to the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Pastoral Community Counseling  degee program.

Argosy University, Atlanta and Argosy University, Dallas should be added to the list of campuses that offer the EdD in Pastoral Community Counseling degree program. See below for updated list of offering campuses:

Doctor of Education in Pastoral Community Counseling Degree Program

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Atlanta; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Sarasota

Dissertation Requirements ” have been revised. See below for the updated text with the clarification highlighted in red:

Dissertation Requirements

Upon successful completion of required coursework and comprehensive examinations, students enroll in dissertation courses. To progress through each dissertation course, students must complete specified course objectives. If progress is made and all objectives met, students enroll in the next dissertation block. If progress is made and objectives are substantively but not fully met by the end of each course (as determined by the dissertation chair in discussion with the dissertation committee) students must enroll in a zero credit extension course (tuition based on a credit hour equivalent as defined in Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees ). If it is determined that no progress has been made, students will be required to retake the block in which no progress was made. If the student is required to retake a block due to no progress, the dissertation chair will assign a grade of No Credit (NC). Students are required to enroll in a Dissertation course or Dissertation Extension course every session from the beginning of the dissertation until passing the final defense earning 12 semester credit hours for dissertation. A student may only receive any combination of two NC, W, or WF grades during the dissertation sequence. Upon receiving the third NC, W, or WF within the dissertation sequence, the student will be dismissed from the program. Published course objectives for each dissertation course apply unless the student and dissertation committee/chair agree to and confirm in writing alternative specified objectives more appropriate for a particular dissertation topic.

Updates and Clarification

The following updates and clarification apply to the Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; and Argosy University, Twin Cities.

Update

“Foundation Course Requirements” no longer apply to students enrolled in the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; and Argosy University, Twin Cities. The following has been deleted from the above referenced page:

 
Foundation Course Requirements

As a foundation for graduate study in marriage & family therapy, students are required to demonstrate successful completion of the following undergraduate level courses:

PSY400 Counseling Theories *
PSY304 Human Sexuality **

Notes

*To be taken concurrently with first semester MA in Marriage & Family Therapy courses.
**To be taken concurrently with second semester MA in Marriage & Family Therapy courses.

 

Update

“Clinical Competency Evaluation and Portfolio Process Requirements” have changed for students enrolled in the MA in Marriage & Family degree program offered by Argosy University, Salt Lake City. A new section that applies to Argosy University, Salt Lake City should be added. The current section with a modified heading and the new section that applies to Argosy University, Salt Lke City are reproduced below:

 

Clinical Competency Evaluation and Portfolio Processes Requirements
(Argosy University Chicago and Argosy University, Twin Cities)
 

Clinical Competency Evaluation

The Clinical Competency Evaluation (CCE) is a series of competency-based tasks designed to evaluate the student’s mastery of major clinical assessment and therapeutic skills. The tasks occur through the program and culminate in the practicum seminar. The CCE monitors the student’s development of therapeutic competency, in accordance with the standards of Argosy University and ensures the acquisition of the appropriate skill level for subsequent supervised therapeutic practice. Demonstrating competency on each section of the CCE is a prerequisite for advancing to the next level of training.

The CCE assesses competency in assessment, case formulation/analysis, and psychotherapy.

This requirement is accomplished through a combination of passing specific courses with a grade of “B-” or better and, finally, through in-class (practicum seminar) presentations (both written and oral) of therapy. Successful completion of coursework and practicum alone does not guarantee passing a given CCE task.

Portfolio Process

The Portfolio Process, introduced in the Professionalization Group experience, is an opportunity for the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program student to demonstrate growth and competency in five areas:

  • Theory of change
  • Assessment competency
  • Skill demonstration
  • Clinical skill progression
  • Overall professional development and clinical competency (case, cultural, ethical, written/oral competency) through the Clinical Competency Evaluation and other appropriate artifacts.

The Portfolio is assembled by the student throughout out his/her coursework and is minimally comprised of selected student papers, audio/video tape examples of skills chosen by the student, competed Basic Skills Evaluation Devices (BSED), and other products from the Clinical Competency Evaluation (CCE).

Submitted the semester before graduation, the Portfolio is evaluated for adequacy by the full-time faculty of the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy Department and is essential for graduation.

Comprehensive Examination and Portfolio Processes Requirements
(Argosy University, Salt Lake City)
 

 Comprehensive Examination

The Comprehensive Examination graduation requirement is fulfilled by passing the national Marriage & Family Therapy practice exam. This exam was developed by the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB), and can be taken on-line through the AMFTRB website (amftrb.org).

Students are given two hours to complete the exam. The AMFTRB exam is comprised of 100 multiple choice items, which must be passed at the national passing rate (currently 66%).

The Comprehensive Exam assesses competency in the following domains: the practice of marital and family therapy; assessing, hypothesizing and diagnosing; designing and conducting treatment; evaluating ongoing process and terminating treatment; maintaining ethical, legal and professional standards.

Passing the AMFTRB practice exam suggests that a student has retained the appropriate information and gained a level of clinical experience appropriate for graduation from the MFT program.

If a student fails the exam, it may be retaken until passed. The exam must be passed in order for a student to be eligible for graduation.

The Portfolio Process

The Portfolio process, introduced in the Professionalization Group and described in the graduate handbook, is an opportunity for the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program student to demonstrate growth and competency in each of the Argosy University Marriage & Family Therapy degree program student learning outcome areas, and AAMFT content areas:

  • Theoretical knowledge (Theory of Change paper)
  • Clinical knowledge (Skill Demonstration) 
  • Individual Development and Family Relations (Self-of the Therapist Paper)
  • Professional Identity and Ethics (Personal Statement and Professional Vita)
  • Research (Literature Review)
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness (Letters of Reference and Recommendation) 
  • Additional Learning (15 CE hours)
The Portfolio is assembled by the student throughout his or her coursework in the program. Submitted at least four weeks prior to graduation, each section of the Portfolio is evaluated for adequacy by the faculty of the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program. The Portfolio must be found adequate in order for the student to be eligible for graduation.
Any incidence of cheating, plagiarism, or falsification of information on the CCE or Portfolio will result in automatic dismissal from the MA in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program
 
 
Clarification

The “Optional Forensic Counseling Concentration” is offered only at Argosy University, Twin Cities.

Correction

The following correction applies to the Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage & Family Therapy degree program offered by Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, Twin Cities .

The course number and title listed with the (†) note under “Optional Forensic Counseling Concentration” should be FP6010 Psychology and the Legal System. 
 


Revisions and Additions to Graduate Course Listings


Revised Graduate Courses

The course descriptions listed below have been revised. Where no prerequisites are noted, none are required for that course.

Revision

The following courses should be added as prerequisites for FP 6540 Forensic Psychology Seminar : FP 6005 , FP 6010 , FP 6015 , FP 6020 , FP 6030 , FP 6500 , and FP 6535 .

Revision

FP6900 - Substance Abuse Counseling
3 credit hour(s)
This course introduces graduate level students to the field of substance abuse and its assessment and service within forensic settings. This course reviews the key biopsychosocial concepts of diverse substance abuse counseling interventions. Students examine theoretical models and research used for assessing and treating substance abuse and addicted clients in and out of the justice system.

Revision

FP6905 - Correctional Psychology
3 credit hour(s)
This course provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of mental health professionals in correctional settings. Students examine a variety of services that correctional mental health professionals provide to inmates within the correctional environment. The course covers common security procedures in general detention facilities, assessments, psychiatric services, treatment, and rehabilitation in a correctional setting. Students learn about the issues affecting correctional program development, accreditation, and evaluation. Additionally, students study how the correctional mental health professional is involved in release preparation of offenders. The course also introduces the impact of external factors, such as court decisions, on mental health services in corrections.

Revision

IO6300 - Professional Ethics and Legal Issues
3 credit hour(s)
This course explores legal and ethical challenges encountered by I/O professionals. Testing, compensation, whistle-blowing policies, corporate downsizing, and global diversity scenarios provide relevant backdrops for discussion and evaluation of policies and practices using established codes of ethics as benchmarks of ethical judgment. Emphasis is on the exposure to multiple perspectives that govern problem solving strategies and decision-making in corporate settings.

Revision

IO6402 - Statistics in Industrial Organizational Psychology
3 credit hour(s)
This course introduces students to core techniques of measurement and descriptive and inferential statistics that are frequently employed by I/O professionals to guide organizational decision-making and policy implementation. Emphasis is on learning to apply critical thinking and responsible, ethical conduct in the use, and interpretation of statistics in organizational settings.

Revised Credit Hours

PP 7600 The Countertransference Experience   is now available as variable credit 1.5-3 credit hours.

Revised Credit Hours

PP 7650 Introduction to Substance Abuse  is now available as variable credit 1.5-3 credit hours.

New Graduate Courses

The following new course descriptions listed below have been added. Where no prerequisites are noted, none are required for that course.

Addition

C 7464 - Ethics and Professional Development
3 credit hour(s)
This course provides an advanced exploration of the ethical, legal, and professional issues associated with counseling practice, clinical supervision, and counselor preparation training. Ethical issues are first reviewed and extended into a practical study of current demands and obligations for counseling, consultation, teaching and supervision of students and practitioners. The application of ethical standards, professional liability practices, and risk management techniques to these various roles are addressed. In addition, the professional development of the counselor educator and counselor supervisor is addressed. Topics will also include theories and skills of leadership, advocacy models, and current topical and political issues in counseling and how those issues affect the daily work of counselors and the counseling profession.

Addition

C 7475 - Advanced Clinical Practice
3 credit hour(s)
Intended to build upon previous knowledge and skills gained in the Master’s counseling program, this course provides advanced integration of knowledge and skills related to specific focus areas in counseling practice. These areas include (but are not limited to): consultation as a form of professional practice, advanced career counseling, crisis and trauma intervention models and techniques (at the individual, community, national, and international levels), and other elements of the overall practice of counseling.
Prerequisite(s): C7410, C7430, C7464

Addition

C 7480 - Counseling Specialty Seminar I
1 credit hour(s)
In this seminar intended to be taken across three consecutive semesters, students focus on development of an individual specialty area. Students will become familiar with the processes and resources available for the production of original research. Each student will identify and develop a specialty area for research and practice and develop an individualized plan for the seminar (in conjunction with the seminar leader and faculty mentor). The individualized plan should include development and submission of a program proposal for presentation at state, regional, or national counseling conferences and/or completion and submission of a manuscript for publication in a scholarly journal. During the first course of this sequence, students will develop an individualized plan for the seminar and complete a review of relevant literature.

Addition

C 7481 - Counseling Specialty Seminar II
1 credit hour(s)
In this seminar intended to be taken across three consecutive semesters, students focus on development of an individual specialty area. Students will become familiar with the processes and resources available for the production of original research. Each student will identify and develop a specialty area for research and practice and develop an individualized plan for the seminar (in conjunction with the seminar leader and faculty mentor). The individualized plan should include development and submission of a program proposal for presentation at state, regional, or national counseling conferences and/or completion and submission of a manuscript for publication in a scholarly journal. During the second course of this sequence, students will continue to work on the project(s) in their individualized plans for the seminar.
Prerequisite(s): C7480

Addition

C 7482 - Counseling Specialty Seminar III
1 credit hour(s)
In this seminar intended to be taken across three consecutive semesters, students focus on development of an individual specialty area. Students will become familiar with the processes and resources available for the production of original research. Each student will identify and develop a specialty area for research and practice and develop an individualized plan for the seminar (in conjunction with the seminar leader and faculty mentor). The individualized plan should include development and submission of a program proposal for presentation at state, regional, or national counseling conferences and/or completion and submission of a manuscript for publication in a scholarly journal. During the third course of this sequence, students will complete the project(s) in their individualized plans for the seminar and submit to the appropriate professional organization and/or journal.
Prerequisite(s): C7480, C4780

Addition

C 7505 - Advanced Counseling Internship I
1 credit hour(s)
Doctoral students are required to complete doctoral-level counseling internship experiences that total a minimum of 600 clock hours. During the Advanced Counseling Internship I, students should complete approximately 300 hours toward the required 600 hours. The required hours include supervised experiences in teaching, supervision, professional leadership, clinical settings, and/or consultation. The purpose of the advanced counseling internship is to provide the student with the opportunity to add depth in knowledge and skills by participation in activities that are consistent with the student’s career objectives. The internship should include most of the activities of a regularly employed professional in the internship setting. Students are required to develop an individualized plan for the Advanced Counseling Internship, based on experience and training, and to receive approval for this plan prior to beginning the advanced counseling internship. Experiences in providing supervision and in teaching are required components of each student’s internship plan. During internship, the student will receive weekly individual and/or triadic supervision; this supervision is usually performed by a supervisor with a doctorate in counselor education or a related profession. Group supervision is also provided on a regular schedule with other students throughout the internship by a program faculty member.

Addition

C 7506 - Advanced Counseling Internship II
1 credit hour(s)
Doctoral students are required to complete doctoral-level counseling internship experiences that total a minimum of 600 clock hours. During the Advanced Counseling Internship II, students should complete the remaining hours needed toward the required 600 hours. The required hours include supervised experiences in teaching, supervision, professional leadership, clinical settings, and/or consultation. The purpose of the advanced counseling internship is to provide the student with the opportunity to add depth in knowledge and skills by participation in activities that are consistent with the student’s career objectives. The internship should include most of the activities of a regularly employed professional in the internship setting. Students are required to develop an individualized plan for the Advanced Counseling Internship, based on experience and training, and to receive approval for this plan prior to beginning the advanced counseling internship. Experiences in providing supervision and in teaching are required components of each student’s internship plan. During internship, the student will receive weekly individual and/or triadic supervision; this supervision is usually performed by a supervisor with a doctorate in counselor education or a related profession. Group supervision is also provided on a regular schedule with other students throughout the internship by a program faculty member.
Prerequisite(s): C7505

Addition

C 7506E - Advanced Counseling Internship II Extension
0 credit hour(s)
This course is an extension of C7506 Advanced Counseling Internship II and is taken in the event that a student requires additional time in order to satisfy the specific course deliverables.
Prerequisite(s): C7505, C7506

Addition

C7600 - Geriatric Assessment/Introduction to Neuropsychological screening (includes Aging)
3 credit hour(s)
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills necessary to perform psychological assessments and neuropsychological screenings, with an emphasis on older adults and aging. Students gain a conceptual grasp of (1) uses of traditional assessment instruments with older adults, (2) use of psychological tests designed specifically for older adults, (3) use of neuropsychological tests to provide a screening for cognitive deficits, and (4) use of functional assessment with older adults.

Addition

C7602 - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
3 credit hour(s)
This class covers the theoretical foundations of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), empirical research on EMDR, how to use EMDR as a therapeutic modality, and its applications to various client populations. It involves extensive role-playing and supervision of cases where students use EMDR.

Addition

IO6410 - IO Theory Applied to Organizational Behavior & Culture
3 credit hour(s)
This course blends an emphasis on seminal I/O psychology theory, contemporary research, and best-practices techniques, to examine human behavior within organizations at individual, group, organizational, and multi-cultural levels of analysis. A broad range of topics including employee selection, performance management, motivation and leadership, improvement strategies, change processes, and organizational structure and function are examined. Students will be exposed to organizational models including open systems and process consulting. Additionally, there is a focus on systems-thinking as it relates to planning the improvement of human and machine interface factors involving organizational structures and processes.

Addition

IO6412 - IO Techniques for Organizational Development and Assessment
3 credit hour(s)
This course provides students with the knowledge and competency to design and initiate organizational assessments related to organizational development interventions. Application of assessment theories, change management practices, and organization development concepts are explored with an emphasis on global, multicultural, and ethical perspectives. Students learn the practical application of several assessment tools used to improve individual, group/team, and organizational effectiveness.

Addition

IO6505 - Training & Development
3 credit hour(s)
This course provides an overview of the process of designing, developing, and delivering training and related activities in organizations. It addresses critical areas, such as conducting needs assessments, as well as job and performance analyses in order to optimize organizational productivity. Students learn to use relevant theories of adult learning, as well as cultural and ethical principles that must be addressed when making decisions about training and development activities. They will also learn to evaluate the effectiveness of training and development programs and activities.

Addition

IO6506 - Business Principles for IO Professionals
3 credit hour(s)
This course is designed to give students an understanding of basic business terminology and frameworks used in organizational settings. Students are exposed to types of information an organization may collect and how the information can be used for effective decision-making and continuous improvement. Students learn and apply a Systems Theory approach to evaluate data, while considering contextual variables that may impact how data may be used effectively.

Addition

PP8012 - Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
3 credit hour(s)
This course provides an in-depth look at the way in which the anxiety disorders are conceptualized and treated from a cognitive-behavioral perspective. The class will focus on CBT theory and evidence-based treatments as well as on a comprehensive review of the current empirical literature on anxiety and somatoform disorders. The learning format will be didactic and experiential.
Prerequisite(s): PP7321, PP8010

 


College of Education Curriculum Updates—Non-Certification School Psychology Degree Programs 


The degree program listed below should be added to Non-Certification School Psychology Programs   and is effective January 9, 2012 for the campus listed.  The curriculum is replaces the requirements described here  .

Doctor of Psychology


College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Curriculum Updates—American School of Professional Psychology Programs
 


The degree program listed below should be added to American School of Professional Psychology Degree Programs  and is effective January 9, 2012 for the campuses listed. 

Master of Arts


College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Curriculum Updates—Counselor Education Programs


The degree program listed below should be added to Counselor Education Programs   and is effective January 9, 2012 for the campuses listed.

Doctor of Education


Appendices


Note: The updates below reflect changes that are in effect upon publication of this catalog addendum.

Update

The following update applies to Appendix I, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, and Administration .

Julie Ducharme, DBA has been named Associate Dean, Business for the College of Undergraduate Studies.
 

Update

The following update applies to Appendix I, Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, and Administration .

Jon Crispin, DBA has been named Campus Director of Argosy University, Schaumburg. 

Correction

The following correction applies to Appendix II, Argosy University Academic Calendar 2011-2012 .

The 2012 Spring Semester and 2012 Spring Semester Session I begin January 9, 2012 and not January 10, 2012 as originally published.

Correction

The following correction applies to Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees .

“Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling degree program” should be added to the list of programs associated with the (**) note attached to the tuition charts under the heading that reads “College of Education Master of Arts (MA)* and College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MS) ** Programs.” 

Update

The following updates apply to Appendix IV, Schedule of Tuition and Fees .

The following fees should be inserted in the chart under “Program Related Fees”: Prior Learning Assessment Application, MBA Foundation Course Competency Test, and MBA Foundation Course Self-Paced Course and Competency Test. See chart below for the cost per each item:

Program Related Fees
Item

 

Cost
Prior Learning Assessment Application Fee (non-refundable) $95.00
 
MBA Foundation Course Competency Test  $65.00
 
MBA Foundation Course Competency Self-Paced Course and Competency Test $350.00
 

The first tuition chart under “Argosy University Online Programs” should be updated to reflect the addition of the following associate’s level degree programs: Associate of Arts in Psychology degree program, Associate of Science in Business Administration degree program, and Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. See below for updated chart and note:

Undergraduate Programs—Associate’s Level and Bachelor’s Level Degree Programs
College of Undergraduate Studies* Programs

Students are charged per credit hour. See below for rate per credit hour that is inclusive of the Digital Resource fee.
 

 

Argosy University Online Programs

Course Level—Standard Curriculum

Tuition Per Credit Hour
<100, 100, 200, 300, 400 $540.00


 

Notes

*Applies to the Associate of Arts (AA) in Psychology degree program, Associate of Science (AS) in Business Administration degree program, Associate of Science (AS) in Criminal Justice degree program, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Liberal Arts degree program, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology degree program, Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration degree program, and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice degree program.