The Department of Psychology at Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a two year, full-time program which leads to the Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology. The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology provides rigorous academic and applied training particularly suited to students who wish to pursue doctoral study. The 50 credit program requires a thesis and completion of an off campus clinical practicum. The goal of the program is to prepare students for advanced study at the doctoral level. The program's orientation stresses an integration of the systematic procedures of the researcher and the interpersonal skills of the clinician. Training emphasizes specification of client problems, application of empirically supported therapeutic technique and attention to concrete behavioral change.