Program Requirements

Complete these requirements to earn a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree from Missouri State.

Degree emphases

As you complete your degree, you’ll choose an emphasis area (specialization) for your PsyD that matches your career goals.

  • Behavior analysis: Meet the coursework requirements to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Diversity and activism: Focus on the cultural differences that make up our unique world.
  • Integrated health: Advocate for mental health in the evolving health care field.


Interested in transfer credit?

Depending on your educational background, you may be able to transfer up to 21 hours of academic credit into the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program.

Review our transfer credit policy.