Master of Science in Psychology in North America

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Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Psychology has many practical applications outside of academic research, including uses in therapy, education, business and many other fields.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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Master of Science (M.S.) in Occupational Therapy

Alabama State University
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2018 USA Montgomery

We strive to advance occupational therapy as a leading profession in promoting health, productivity, and quality of life of individuals and society through the therapeutic application of occupation. The mission of the Occupational Therapy Program at Alabama State University is to serve the city of Montgomery, the state, the nation, and global community. The program is also designed for those students whose interests and aptitude carry them beyond routine classroom experiences. [+]

We strive to advance occupational therapy as a leading profession in promoting health, productivity, and quality of life of individuals and society through the therapeutic application of occupation.

The mission of the Occupational Therapy Program at Alabama State University is to serve the city of Montgomery, the state, the nation, and global community. The program is also designed for those students whose interests and aptitude carry them beyond routine classroom experiences.

The curriculum, through a logical and developmental sequence of learning and service, create an interdisciplinary environment that will prepare and graduate proficient entry-level therapists who demonstrate competency in evidence-based clinical practice in the profession of occupational therapy.... [-]


Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Montgomery

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is a 60 semester hour, CACREP Accredited program. The program includes a practicum (100 clinical hours) and two internships (600 clinical hours) at local counseling centers and community agencies. Our graduates are trained in using effective interventions to meet the needs of diverse clients. [+]

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is a 60 semester hour, CACREP Accredited program. The program includes a practicum (100 clinical hours) and two internships (600 clinical hours) at local counseling centers and community agencies. Our graduates are trained in using effective interventions to meet the needs of diverse clients.

Mission Statement

The mission of the counseling program at Alabama State University is to prepare graduates who will perform as professional counselors in schools and community agencies. The program provides a strong framework in counseling theories and techniques, as well as “hands-on” practicum and internship experiences.... [-]


Master of Science in School Psychology

University of Central Arkansas
Campus Full time 60 hours September 2018 USA Conway

Housed within the Department of Psychology and Counseling in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, the program emphasizes the professional identity of school psychologists within the broader field of psychology, a breadth and depth of professional training that prepares candidates to competently perform a variety of school psychology functions, and an education that values and respects cultural diversity among candidates, faculty, and service recipients. [+]

Program Description

The mission of the 60-hour specialist-level NASP-approved School Psychology M.S. Program at the University of Central Arkansas is to prepare entry-level school psychologists to apply scientifically-based psychological and educational principles and practices in all dimensions of their professional work. Graduates of the program are expected to be reflective and competent professionals committed to the increased understanding of human behavior, continuing professional development, best practices in school psychology, cultural respect and diversity, and ethical standards of professional practice as articulated by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).... [-]


Master of Science in Psychology

Kaplan University Online
Online Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Psychology could help you develop the skills and knowledge to become more marketable in the field. This graduate degree offers three career-focused concentrations: addictions, behavior analysis, and industrial/organizational psychology.

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Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Psychology could help you develop the skills and knowledge to become more marketable in the field. This graduate degree offers three career-focused concentrations: addictions, behavior analysis, and industrial/organizational psychology. The course sequence for the applied behavioral analysis concentration is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board,® Inc., (BACB®) and students who complete the addictions concentration meet the coursework requirements to take the Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) certification examinations.* Together with a community of faculty members with years of experience in these fields, Kaplan University is committed to helping you succeed in achieving your educational and professional goals as well as succeeding in the marketplace.† *The BACB preapproves university training as meeting its eligibility requirements; it does not accredit university programs. To become certified, students will need to obtain the necessary number of hours of field experience under an appropriate supervisor, as required by the BACB, meet additional degree and practicum requirements, and must also pass the comprehensive exam. Refer to the BACB’s website (www.bacb.com/) for full eligibility requirements. Note that additional requirements must also be completed to take the MAC examination, including degree, field experience, and licensure requirements. Refer to www.NAADAC.org for full eligibility requirements, including state-specific information. †Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. The professional practice of psychology is regulated by each state, and the degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for state licensure. It is important to note that, while... [-]


Master of Science in Organizational Psychology

University of Hartford Online
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Hartford

If you are ready to advance your career to manage and/or consult with diverse organizations, our fully online Master of Science in Organizational Psychology program is for you. [+]

If you are ready to advance your career to manage and/or consult with diverse organizations, our fully online Master of Science in Organizational Psychology program is for you. Our courses are small and interactive and our full-time professors run discussions so you feel like you’re part of the conversation. You’ll also get timely feedback from our supportive faculty to keep you connected and engaged.

About our Online MS in Organizational Psychology

The online MS in Organizational Psychology program aims to address critical leadership skills required to enhance organizational effectiveness. Today's leaders and managers need to know how to promote teamwork, manage transitions, and restructure organizations. The program provides students with a theoretical framework in organizational psychology and the opportunity to improve their own skills in research, communication, facilitation, interpersonal, group, and organizational issues. The integration of theory and practice prepares graduates to lead, manage, and/or consult with dynamic and diverse organizations operating in a global environment.... [-]


Master of Science: Applied Psychology

Sacred Heart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 8 weeks September 2018 USA Fairfield + 1 more

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) at Sacred Heart University (SHU) will teach you how to apply the science of human behavior to solve practical real-world problems through a unique delivery system of eight-week hybrid courses. [+]

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) at Sacred Heart University (SHU) will teach you how to apply the science of human behavior to solve practical real-world problems through a unique delivery system of eight-week hybrid courses. Evening courses will be offered at our Fairfield campus with online discussion supplementing class meetings. You will complete the entire degree in one calendar year by taking two classes per eight-week session.

Program Options: In addition to the required core courses, all students take a four-course sequence in a particular area of specialization.

Industrial/organizational psychology Community psychology

Students may also begin a 12-credit certificate in one of these two specialty areas that can later be applied to the master’s degree as a concentration.... [-]


Master of Science in Counseling Psychology

Chaminade University of Honolulu
Campus Full time 30 - 36 months September 2018 USA Honolulu

The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) program is designed to prepare graduates for work in the community and schools, assisting children, youth, and adults in adapting to various educational, family, organizational, and societal demands. [+]

The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) program is designed to prepare graduates for work in the community and schools, assisting children, youth, and adults in adapting to various educational, family, organizational, and societal demands.

Coherence among curriculum, instruction, clinical experience and assessment across a candidate’s program is established in several ways, including the foundational use of NBCC and CACREP standards. The MSCP program at Chaminade University utilizes the standards of the NBCC and CACREP as the framework for curricular experience and demonstrated knowledge of the common core areas that are required of all students across each of the three emphases: School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and Marriage and Family Counseling. The MSCP program is structured so that all students have a strong theoretical foundation and basic counseling skills development before they enter the clinical portion of the program. The clinical portion of the program occurs during the last three terms of the program. Thus, students move from common foundation courses through common core courses and emphasis-specific courses.... [-]


Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Richmond

This program is for anyone who enjoys psychology but is not interested in providing counseling or therapy. [+]

Degree Options

M.S. Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology might be for you if:

You enjoy psychology but are not interested in providing counseling or therapy. You are interested in using psychological principles to improve businesses (both employees and the organization). You want to diagnose and provide creative solutions for work problems.

I-O Psychologists can provide answers to questions such as:

What motivates people at work? Who will be the best performers for a job? What can managers and leaders do to make an enjoyable workplace? What training would be appropriate for new hires? What assessment tools can be used to diagnose workplace problems? What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? An Undergraduate Degree in Psychology is preferred. A minimum of 5 undergraduate psychology courses including general psychology, statistics, and experimental psychology plus two other acceptable courses (comparable courses in relevant disciplines such as Human Resources of Business will be considered) A minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or 2.74 for the last 60 hours. Students receiving clear admission to the graduate program in psychology usually have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Minimum scores of 149 Verbal and 144 Quantitative on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? Brown-Forman Bluegrass Community and Technical College Select International, Inc. Mercer University of Kansas Olympic Steel Forfeiture Support Associates Catholic Health Initiatives KellyOCG Mansfield Oil Company KentuckyOne Health Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing... [-]

Master of Science: General Psychology

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Richmond

This program is for students who want to gain experience in experimental psychology prior to applying for a Ph.D. program. [+]

Degree Options

MS in General Psychology (Thesis Option)

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

Students who want to gain experience in experimental psychology prior to applying for a Ph.D. program.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? An undergraduate Psychology degree is most useful, but other degrees with Psychology content are also appropriate. A minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5, or 2.75 for the last 60 hours. Students receiving clear admission to graduate programs in Psychology usually have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score is required; specific cutoffs are as of yet undecided, but students are expected to have scores better than 50% of the population. Three letters of recommendation must be provided directly to the psychology department, two related to the undergraduate major, with at least one from faculty. Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? ... [-]

Master of Science in Psychology

California Coast University
Online September 2018 USA Santa Ana

The Master of Science Degree in Psychology is a self-paced learning program, which may be completed off-campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms [+]

Master of Science in Psychology

The Master of Science Degree in Psychology is a self-paced learning program, which may be completed off-campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms, allowing students to begin their degree programs at any time during the year.

The Master of Science Degree in Psychology requires students to satisfy the following course requirements: 30-semester units (10 Core courses) in Psychology; plus, an additional 9 units for a total of 39-semester units of credit.

Prerequisites to Admission

An applicant must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology; or, a Bachelor’s Degree in another field may be accepted if the Admissions Committee evaluation indicates the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program. The applicant must then complete the 6 following prerequisite courses: PSY 102 Introduction to Psychology, PSY 228 Social Psychology, PSY 270 Learning Theories, PSY 280 Marriage and Family, PSY 380 Personality Theories, and PSY 408 Abnormal Psychology.... [-]


Master of Science in Organizational Behavior

Polytechnic University
Online Part time September 2018 USA New York

The objective of the Master of Science Program in Organizational Behavior is to provide professionals and managers with the latest knowledge and techniques for addressing critical human issues in rapidly changing organizations to achieve high quality, productivity and job satisfaction. [+]

The objective of the Master of Science Program in Organizational Behavior is to provide professionals and managers with the latest knowledge and techniques for addressing critical human issues in rapidly changing organizations to achieve high quality, productivity and job satisfaction.

The course of study is designed for students with a wide variety of experience and needs. These range from human resource practitioners who need to update and broaden their qualifications to those with diverse backgrounds

who wish to acquire the expertise to enter a field related to one of the following concentrations:

Human Resource Management Management of Change Training and Development Human Resource Information Systems ... [-]

MSc in Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology Concentration

Tiffin University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 USA Tiffin

Tiffin MSc in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. [+]

Bringing The Real World Into The Classroom: The MSCJ, Forensic Psychology Concentration

Tiffin University’s Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. Our faculty members have all been working professionals in the field, and our students are also working professionals, which provides for an exciting dialogue and a dynamic education filled with connections. This is as real as it gets!

What Is TU's MSCJ?

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is a professional, practical degree program that attracts skilled managers, agents, and clinicians from many components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Combined with the faculty who direct and facilitate the educational experiences in the MSCJ program, the school's talented and multifaceted students complete the mixture and create an intellectual synergy that’s found in very few graduate programs.Our faculty brings years of executive, operations-level, clinical, academic, and research experience in criminal justice to the graduate learning process in a way that sparks debate, fosters insight, and elicits innovation. Joint student-faculty collaboration on learning projects is a common occurrence.... [-]


Master's Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (MIOP)

Kansas State University Global Campus
Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The master's degree in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology (MIOP) is a terminal professional degree. The curriculum emphasizes the application of concepts and behavioral science methodologies to problems facing the human resource professional today. [+]

Psychology Master's Degree with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (MIOP)

The master's degree in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology (MIOP) is a terminal professional degree. The curriculum emphasizes the application of concepts and behavioral science methodologies to problems facing the human resource professional today. This is a hybrid program consisting of required on-campus summer courses (two weeks each summer for program years one and two), guided research, online coursework and a practicum. The program provides students and working professionals with the opportunity to apply new human resource concepts, knowledge, skills and analytical tools to on-the-job decisions. It teaches strategies for making informed decisions based on a thorough understanding of current issues. Graduates will have developed and synthesized a portfolio of skills, including:... [-]


Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education is made possible through a consortium of universities called the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). [+]

Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education is made possible through a consortium of universities called the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). Several universities have come together to offer online post-baccalaureate programs to students whose families or careers have prevented them from completing a degree on campus. The consortium agreement allows students to take courses offered by multiple institutions for a standard tuition in order to complete a program.

Program Overview 38 - 41 credit hours over a three-year period Although students can take courses from multiple institutions, the degree-granting institution is responsible for placing students for practicum and internship credits. Coursework is completed online. Prerequisite: bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences content specialization or a related area The program meets the requirements for those students seeking initial teacher certification/licensure in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual. Application Process ... [-]

Master of Science in School Psychology

Millersville University
Campus September 2018 USA Millersville

The Program has received Full Approval status by the National Association of School Psychologists. The Program is a 64-semester hour, a post-baccalaureate course of study leading to Certification in School Psychology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. [+]

Master of Science in School Psychology

The Program has received Full Approval status by the National Association of School Psychologists. The Program is a 64-semester hour, a post-baccalaureate course of study leading to Certification in School Psychology in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Students are provided with a competency-based program which moves sequentially from a strong knowledge base to acquisition of applied skills, and then, to the supervised practicum and internship experiences. Upon successful completion of a specified 43 semester hours of coursework, a Master of Science in Psychology is awarded.

Following successful completion of the remaining 21 semester hours that includes a practicum and 1200, full-year internship, the student is recommended for certification as a school psychologist to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Students may transfer into the program after earning a master’s degree in Psychology or a related field elsewhere.... [-]