Earning a Master of Science in Psychology can open doors to a number of exciting career paths as it provides a comprehensive background in psychological theories and their applications. With this degree, individuals can gain entry into work environments as varied as consulting with top corporate executives and counseling patients in medical facilities.  One of the questions on most prospectiv… Read more

Earning a Master of Science in Psychology can open doors to a number of exciting career paths as it provides a comprehensive background in psychological theories and their applications. With this degree, individuals can gain entry into work environments as varied as consulting with top corporate executives and counseling patients in medical facilities. 

One of the questions on most prospective students’ minds is, “What is an MSc in Psychology?” At a basic level, this is a graduate degree that provides students with both academic and practical knowledge in the field of psychology. Students who pursue a master’s degree in psychology may be able to shape their curriculum plans according to their interests. Some common specializations include social and consumer psychology, forensic psychology, clinical psychology, neuropsychology, developmental psychology, and industrial/organizational psychology.

People choose to pursue an MSc in Psychology for a number of reasons. There are a wide variety of in-demand jobs related to this discipline, and having a graduate degree can provide a notable advantage over the competition.

The cost of obtaining this degree will depend on several factors. Some of these may include the school’s yearly tuition, the price of textbooks and the length of time it will take to complete the coursework. Prospective students may want to take these into consideration when they are deciding which school to attend.

Those who hold a Master of Science in Psychology have a variety of career options available. These can include positions in research, counseling, marketing, human resources and consulting. People with this degree also have the ability to continue their education and obtain a Ph.D. or a Psy.D.

Colleges and universities all over the world offer master’s programs in psychology, and many now also have online options. This can be great for students who are already working or live in remote areas, as taking classes over the internet provides the flexibility to study at your own pace. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Unicaf University (MW)
New York, USA +14 More

Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working professiona ... +

Psychology and human behavior at the workplace is becoming increasingly important for any organization. This Master’s degree is suitable, among others, for working professionals in big organizations and for all those who want to understand how human interaction affects the working environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

Typically, you would not be able to study psychology at the masters level without a bachelor-level background. However, this conversion programme allows you to do just that. I ... +

Typically, you would not be able to study psychology at the masters level without a bachelor-level background. However, this conversion programme allows you to do just that. If you hold a bachelor’s (in any subject) but are planning on a change towards the field of psychology, you can now graduate with an MSc Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) with Arden University. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, pu ... +

The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, public agencies, and private practice. It also provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced doctoral studies. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Высшая школа экономики
Moscow, Russia

Applied Social Psychology trains students in theoretical and applied social psychology, preparing them for careers in academia or in applied research settings. Students can en ... +

Applied Social Psychology trains students in theoretical and applied social psychology, preparing them for careers in academia or in applied research settings. Students can enrol in a double-degree track, which will enable them to earn a degree from Tilburg University (the Netherlands) in addition to a degree from HSE University. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
14 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, USA

The Master's Degree Program in General Psychology is a 30-credit online program that will prepare students to develop foundational knowledge in psychological theory and resear ... +

The Master's Degree Program in General Psychology is a 30-credit online program that will prepare students to develop foundational knowledge in psychological theory and research. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge an ... +

Our MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology Masters degree offer an advanced qualification that is designed to equip graduates with a thorough understanding of cutting-edge and important topics within criminology and criminal psychology. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

The MSc Organisational Psychology takes the psychological principles and theories you learned in your first degree and helps you apply them to the world of work.

The MSc Organisational Psychology takes the psychological principles and theories you learned in your first degree and helps you apply them to the world of work. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence, USA

There may be no greater calling than working to improve the lives of children and families. UNA's M.S. in Family Studies offers students the opportunity to advance their caree ... +

There may be no greater calling than working to improve the lives of children and families. UNA's M.S. in Family Studies offers students the opportunity to advance their careers without ever stepping foot on campus. Even if you are already working full time, managing family responsibilities, or living out of state, you can fit our fully online program into your schedule. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

This MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of indiv ... +

This MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of individuality each human shows. This course looks at brain functions as an individual and in group settings, as well as studying the neuropsychology of mental health problems. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Pittsburgh, USA

The MS in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) builds the skills you’ll need to address the diverse needs of children, youth, and families across multiple settings, includin ... +

The MS in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) builds the skills you’ll need to address the diverse needs of children, youth, and families across multiple settings, including community-based organizations, schools, hospitals, advocacy organizations, residential treatment programs, out-of-school programs, and service agencies. This rigorous four-semester program blends challenging coursework with community-based practice making graduates stand out in the job field. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
01 Mar 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Nottingham University Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

The MSc Management Psychology programme is designed around three critical management activities: developing effective workers, identifying competent workers, and managing prod ... +

The MSc Management Psychology programme is designed around three critical management activities: developing effective workers, identifying competent workers, and managing productive organisations. You will also learn about the scientific foundations of psychology and how to use psychological theories and methods. The course is offered on a part-time, flexible learning basis over 24 or 36 months. Face-to-face teaching, tutorials, and workshop-based teaching with experts are both supported and enhanced by an e-learning environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg
Neuruppin, Germany

The master's program Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims to provide psychology students with the relevant knowledge and practical skills and abilities they need ... +

The master's program Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims to provide psychology students with the relevant knowledge and practical skills and abilities they need for a successful career. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
German
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

The RIT MS in school psychology is fully accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists. Students completing this program earn a master's degree and a certific ... +

The RIT MS in school psychology is fully accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists. Students completing this program earn a master's degree and a certificate of advanced study (CAS), which acknowledges that students are trained at the specialist level. The program offers a solid foundation in psychoeducational assessment, counseling, and the consultation process. A practicum each quarter of the first two years places the student in a school or agency setting one day a week. -
MSc
Full-time
3 years
English
24 Aug 2020
01 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Magdeburg, Germany +1 More

The Master program "Psychology with focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Empowerment" trains graduates for whom a diverse field of activity awaits. Over the course o ... +

The Master program "Psychology with focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychological Empowerment" trains graduates for whom a diverse field of activity awaits. Over the course of the five-semester regular study period, in-depth knowledge and skills in clinical psychology and psychological empowerment are combined with health, preventive and economic issues in an innovative and interdisciplinary manner. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
German
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Padova
Padua, Italy

The Master’s degree course in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology will offer you the latest developments in neuroscientific research, its clinical applications ... +

The Master’s degree course in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology will offer you the latest developments in neuroscientific research, its clinical applications and highly-specialized laboratories where to acquire a good variety of practical skills. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus