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Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

The city of Chicago is third highest in population in America with almost 10 million residents. It has some of the best national universities to attend in the country.

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Adler School of Professional Psychology

The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and ... [+]

MA in Military Psychology

The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The discipline of military psychology makes an impact in a variety of ways:

• Providing specialized training in military psychology for Medical Service Officers, Medics, Corpsmen (Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard), as well as BSN nurses, and bachelor level Behavioral Health Specialist in the Military.

• Enhancing the training and leadership outcomes of non-commissioned and commissioned officers, especially as it relates to personnel management.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Adler School of Professional Psychology

Industrial-organizational (I/O) Psychology is the study of individuals in the workplace. As one of the fastest growing psychology specialties, professionals in this field ... [+]

MA in Industrial-organizational (I/O) Psychology

Industrial-organizational (I/O) Psychology is the study of individuals in the workplace. As one of the fastest growing psychology specialties, professionals in this field learn to apply methods of psychology to issues of critical relevance to business and industry, including talent management, coaching, leadership development, program evaluation, training, organizational change, team building, and work-life balance. Many I/O psychology professionals also work as consultants with contemporary organizations or government agencies addressing organizational challenges such as change management, workplace diversity, and employee development and engagement.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Adler School of Professional Psychology

Integrating theory, research, applied skills, and community service, the Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) program prepares students to effect change by ... [+]

MA in Organizational Psychology

Integrating theory, research, applied skills, and community service, the Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) program prepares students to effect change by guiding and counseling leadership. The program encompasses multiple disciplines—organizational psychology, organizational development, leadership practice, and counseling theory and practice—and offers a flexible format for professional learners.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

At least a baccalaureate degree earned from a college or university regionally accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or an equivalent degree from a foreign university A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate and graduate coursework Completion of 12 semester credit hours in psychology with grades of “C” or better Courses must include introductory psychology, research methods, and two other courses in the fields of psychology or organizational studies Applicants who meet the admission standards will be invited to complete an in-person writing sample and interview with faculty ... [-]
USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Adler School of Professional Psychology

The Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology provides a foundation in counseling psychology theory and methodology. Along with coursework, the program offers hands-on, su ... [+]

MA in Counselling Psychology

The Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology provides a foundation in counseling psychology theory and methodology. Along with coursework, the program offers hands-on, supervised training in counseling psychology techniques. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a wide variety of community mental health positions in the public and private sectors.

This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education for a renewed 5-year term effective November 14, 2011, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the Minister.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, an applicant must meet the following criteria:... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Adler School of Professional Psychology

This program provides students with an understanding of how to apply internationally established human rights standards, laws and treaties to advocate in domestic and int ... [+]

Human Rights Advocacy Concentration

This program provides students with an understanding of how to apply internationally established human rights standards, laws and treaties to advocate in domestic and international settings. Students will learn to create, analyze, write and campaign for policies at multiple levels of government. A focus on excellent communication skills will enable students to successfully work as policy professionals, lead organizations, advance an advocacy agenda and problem-solve in complex situations.

Through community-based learning, students will gain experience working directly on policy issues in nonprofit or government settings. Fieldwork will provide students with opportunities to apply a human rights agenda to domestic or international advocacy work. Potential fieldwork sites may include organizations such as Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights, Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Watch, and the Global Fund for Women.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Adler School of Professional Psychology

The Adler School’s master of arts program in Counseling Psychology, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling has been named the first program in a professional school ... [+]

MA in Rehabilitation Counseling

The Adler School’s master of arts program in Counseling Psychology, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling has been named the first program in a professional school of psychology to receive accreditation by CORE – The Council on Rehabilitation Education.The Adler School specialization in rehabilitation counseling received CORE’s accreditation in part because it infuses courses with three elements that CORE considers integral to rehabilitation counselor education: ethical behavior, diversity or individual differences, and critical thinking.

The program also exceeds CORE standards for internship and practicum experience by requiring students to complete 200 hours of Community Service Practicum—a curricular hallmark at the Adler School recognized as an “Innovative Practice in Graduate Education” by the American Psychology Association Board of Educational Affairs.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Adler School of Professional Psychology

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometim ... [+]

MA in Sport and Health Psychology

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometimes negatively impact the health and well-being of athletes. In the Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology (MACSH) program, you’ll obtain a foundation in the theories and methods of counseling psychology related to maximizing clients’ health and sports performance. The program’s training will enable you to work in a variety of areas, including obesity prevention and treatment, exercise promotion and adherence, prevention of select diseases, athlete performance enhancement, and more.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Adler School of Professional Psychology

As our social structures continue to evolve there is a need to appreciate the foundations of these changes from a social and psychological context. A fundamental need to ... [+]

MA in Forensic Psychology

As our social structures continue to evolve there is a need to appreciate the foundations of these changes from a social and psychological context. A fundamental need to appreciate how these social structures influence change at both the macro and individual levels exists today. The Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Forensic Psychology program empowers students to apply their specialized knowledge within the forensic milieu.

Utilizing the four prongs of Forensic Psychology as a lens, students learn the fundamentals of:

Criminal Psychology Police Psychology Legal Psychology Correctional Psychology

Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Forensic Psychology curriculum prepares students to:... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University

The program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Counseling consists of the following three sequences: school counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and rehabi ... [+]

The program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Counseling consists of the following three sequences:

School Counseling Clinical Mental Health Counseling Rehabilitation Counseling Admission Requirements

Applicants to all three sequences must meet the admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, and the following additional requirements:

Submit recent scores for the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Scores will be considered along with other aspects of the application; Satisfy supplementary admission requirements as specified by each sequence; and Participate in an evaluative Preadmission Workshop after application materials have been submitted. ... [-]
USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University

Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues; therefore, an understanding of political life is indispensable for any well-educated person. ... [+]

Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues; therefore, an understanding of political life is indispensable for any well-educated person. The department currently offers an undergraduate major, a minor in political science, a minor in public administration, and a graduate program leading to the master's degree.

Areas of political science in which courses are offered include:

American Politics and Public Affairs International Relations and Comparative Politics Political Theory

Within each area, major themes are explored (e.g., public policy and administration, political values and change, elite-mass relationships, and political parties and groups).... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

The SSA Master of Arts program prepares you to be a leader in the fields of clinical social work and social administration practice. The AM degree, artium magister (maste ... [+]

The Master's Program

The SSA Master of Arts program prepares you to be a leader in the fields of clinical social work and social administration practice. The AM degree, artium magister (master of arts), from SSA is equivalent to an MSW, but with a broader educational and experiential foundation that combines direct social work practice with policy development, interdisciplinary research and social science theory. The comprehensive and interdisciplinary nature of the AM degree translates into greater flexibility and choice in your future career.

Accreditation

The SSA master's program has been continuously accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and its predecessor organizations since 1919. The rigor and quality of an SSA education have earned us a spot among the top graduate schools of social work in the world.... [-]

USA Chicago
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus