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2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Community Psychology (Graduate Diploma)

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International Counseling and Community Psychology (ICCP)

The ICCP program will place its graduates at the forefront of advancing global trends towards multi-cultural and systemic psychological practice that promotes culturally relevant family and community intervention in Egypt and the region. Graduates will be the first practitioners trained in Egypt and the region to provide a multilayered range of family and community intervention to assist people struggling with issues affecting mental health, including mental illness and psychosocial issues.

Graduate Diploma in Community Psychology


A Diploma offers students who desire practitioner training within one year an essential opportunity for higher education. Students who successfully complete the Diploma will be able to apply to enter the MA.



The applicant should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA in undergraduate studies; if the student has an MA in a related field already, a 3.0 GPA will also be expected at that level. The applicant should have also completed an undergraduate major in psychology and/or the completion of a minimum of 18 credits in psychology, including courses in Introduction to Psychology, Personality Theory, Human Development, Research Design, Statistics, and Psychopathology.

Language Requirement

The applicant should demonstrate proficiency in the English language in accordance with the AUC standards.


Courses (28 credit hours)

Course work for the Master of Art requires the completion of 28 credits as follows:

3. Elective

3 credits Required / 1 course

4. PSYC 588 (6 credits)

Required 8 months / Approved work site:

5. Final project (PSYC 589)

1 credit Required:

Professional development


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