2017-2019 Scheduled Curriculum

NMSU MSCP Program:  9th Iteration Psychopharm curriculum overview


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NMSU MSCP degree Didactic Coursework Requirements



Course Title




Fall 2017    
RXPP 601 Introduction to Psychopharmacology for Psychologists I      3
RXPP 602 Introduction to Psychopharmacology for Psychologists II     3

Spring 2018

RXPP 603 Clinical Psychopharmacology I 3
RXPP 606 Pathophysiology for Psychologists I 3

Summer 2018

RXPP 607 Pathophysiology for Psychologists II 3

Fall 2018

RXPP 608 Pathophysiology for Psychologists III 3
RXPP 604 Clinical Psychopharmacology II          3

Spring 2019

RXPP 605 Clinical Psychopharmacology III         3
RXPP 609 Psychopharmacological Treatment in Special Populations I 3

Summer 2019

RXPP 610 Psychopharmacological Treatment in Special Populations I 3

Fall 2019

RXPP 698 Special & Continuation Topics in Psychopharmacology         3

Didactic Coursework = 33 credits


Practica Course Requirements (6 credits)

RXPP 611 Supervised Experience in Psychopharmacology I

(Begin only after completion of RXPP 608)




RXPP 612 Supervised Experience in Psychopharmacology II

(Begin only after completion of ALL didactic coursework)

    Total Curriculum Course Credits = 39 credits


Note:  This Postdoctoral graduate program leading to the Master’s Degree must be completed within seven years (or eight successive summers); including completion of outstanding student accounts, didactic coursework, all supervised clinical experience (practica), and the final Capstone Examination.  Any coursework more than seven years old at the time of the final examination will scrutinized by the NMSU Graduate School and NM Board of Psychologist Examiners.