UNI's Certificate in Military Psychology provides psychology majors and students in related fields with the opportunity to develop an understanding of military culture and the psychological issues faced by military veterans. 

Having an understanding of military culture is beneficial for any mental health professional that may work with active-duty or veteran military members or their families. Understanding the psychological issues faced by the military is also beneficial for aspiring military officers or business professionals that may work with veteran employees.

Required Coursework

MIL SCI 1091 Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking 1
MIL SCI 1092 Introduction to the Profession of Arms 1

Elective Courses 12

FAM SERV 3145/5145 Violence in Intimate Relationships
PSYCH 3304/5304 Organizational Psychology
PSYCH 3305/5305 Industrial Psychology
PSYCH 2401 Clinical Psychology
PSYCH 3403/5403 Abnormal Psychology
PSYCH 3303/5303 Health Psychology
PSYCH 2203 Social Psychology
SW 3102 Conflict Resolution
SW 4171/5171 Addictions Treatment
PSYCH 4705/5705 Research Experience in Psychology *

Total Hours 14

* PSYCH 4705/5705 (400:193g) may be repeated up to 6 hours. PSYCH 4705/5705 (400:193g) can be substituted for elective courses above. Students develop a research project integrating psychology and military science. Present the results at the spring research conference, an ROTC event, or another public venue.

Note – to do this the student would have to obtain a faculty advisor to chair the project. Note that PSYCH 3002 (400:101) is a prerequisite for this course.

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