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A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.
Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.
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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 off
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...
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology is a 36- credit hour, 100% online graduate program that is designed to be completed in two years of enrolled study. The online
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology is a 36- credit hour, 100% online graduate program that is designed to be completed in two years of enrolled study. The online masters in psychology program provide professional competency in psychology while developing an integrative understanding of the human person in application to service delivery. This online master in psychology program seeks to exhibit advanced professional skills such as communication, interpersonal, leadership skills, budgeting, program evaluation, and cultural awareness in order to enable growth as a transformational leader in a service-delivery setting. Through DMU’s unique curriculum, you will become a transformational leader, strengthened by Catholic-Christian teachings on human dignity and informed by foundations in modern psychology. DMU specializes in a Psychology curriculum that roots every course in a Catholic-Christian understanding of the human person. How will this online master in psychology program impact your career or vocation? By understanding the whole person and not just their behaviors, you will be prepared to - Help people to flourish in their personal vocations and daily life. - Build and maintain relationships with clients, manage cases, and facilitate groups. - Act effectively in situations where de-escalation, negotiation, and crisis intervention are needed. - Examine in-depth theory and research associated with the diagnosis and treatment of common psychological problems. - Recognize the integrity and dignity of each person you encounter. - Recruit and lead a volunteer team. - Integrate research and program evaluation data to improve your practice and...
The M.S. in Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) is an online counseling degree program that embraces the Catholic-Christian vision and educates in the
The Master of Science in Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) is an online counseling degree program that embraces the Catholic-Christian vision and educates in the core dispositions established by industry standards. Students acquire the necessary counseling knowledge and skills to engage in communities as effective community leaders and social justice advocates. Graduates are compassionate and ethical in their work as trained professionals that honor and respect the innate dignity of every person in a global, diverse population.
The online counseling degree program requires 66 semester credit hours of coursework, a practicum experience of 100 hours with a minimum of 40 hours of direct services and an internship of 600 hours with a minimum of 240 hours of direct service. Students are also required to travel to complete three extended weekend residencies in the duration of the program....
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 fo
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....
In an increasingly interdependent world, it is important for professionals to have an understanding of the complex issues that go beyond our own borders. Virginia Interna
Master of Science in International Relations
In an increasingly interdependent world, it is important for professionals to have an understanding of the complex issues that go beyond our own borders. Virginia International University's Master of Science in International Relations is a graduate-level degree that arms students with the tools to not only understand the implications of global issues in today's world, but to work in a dynamic and fast-paced professional environment.
Graduates from VIU's Master of International Relations Program will be able to build careers in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, international organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, or United Nations; non-profit organizations; federal and local government agencies; multi-national corporations; non-governmental organizations; intergovernmental organizations; humanitarian organizations; news outlets; and many more....
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
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
The Lynn master’s degree in psychology is an accelerated program that can be completed part-time or full-time and entirely online, allowing you to manage your work and fa
Online Master of Science in Psychology
100% online. No GRE. Complete in one year. Expert faculty. Comprehensive curriculum.
About the program
The Lynn University online Master of Science in Psychology (MS PSY) provides you with a convenient way to earn your advanced psychology degree in as little as one year — while preparing you for key roles in both business and psychology including:
Market Research Analyst
Human Capital Analyst
Human Resources Manager
The Lynn master’s degree in psychology is an accelerated program that can be completed part-time or full-time and entirely online, allowing you to manage your work and family responsibilities. The curriculum provides you with specialized knowledge and skills in the areas of research and program evaluation, applied psychology, behavioral psychology, and advanced social, organizational and industrial psychology....
The EUCLID online master in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization is unique for addressing terrorism from a radicalization and deradicalization perspective.
EUCLID’s online master in terrorism studies and deradicalization is unique in that it is offered by an intergovernmental treaty-based organization with a university mandate. EUCLID has a specialized expertise in global affairs, including interfaith studies. EUCLID is a partner of several organizations that are relevant to this program, notably the World Mediation Organization (Berlin) and two affiliated institutions of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (IsDB, ICCIA). This new program addresses a tremendous global need for truly qualified professionals able to serve at all levels of government and civil society as experts in the field of what is generally referred to as Islamic radicalization leading to the clear and present threat of violent extremism or even terrorist actions. EUCLID’s approach to delivering the highest possible level of competency in terrorism studies as well as deradicalization solutions is both multilevel and multidisciplinary. Multilevel means that MTSD graduates will be able to function at various levels, global, national, local (city), communal and inter-personal. Multidisciplinary means that the program brings together knowledge from various areas of competence, including psychology, sociology, and religious studies. EUCLID is uniquely qualified in terms of educational philosophy because it does view this field of study from US-centric or Euro-centric perspectives. It frankly tackles the issue of Islamophobia as well as realism, ” laïcité” and cultural imperialism in order to form well-informed and balanced experts who may come from a variety of national and religious backgrounds....
The EUCLID online master in mediation and conflict resolution is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dia
EUCLID, an intergovernmental treaty-based institution, offers an online master in mediation and conflict resolution in partnership with WMO Berlin (World Mediation Organization). Its goal is to prepare practitioners and experts able to provide world-class and effective mediation services at all levels of conflict (interpersonal, communal, regional, national and international). Conflict is present and destructive at all levels of life and society. Our still-new century is rife with inter-personal conflicts which are expressed and originated on various accounts: ethnic, religious, psychological, economic, etc. Because conflict is so damaging to society, mediation and conflict resolution has become a very important skill, one that can be applied to serve many organizations and government bodies. These are some of the critical topics covered in EUCLID's unique online Master in Mediation and Conflict Resolution - unique because offered by an international intergovernmental organization committed to facilitating dialogue and conflict resolution, as well as unique for being delivered completely is distance / online format. The EUCLID MMCR is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dialogue) and practical skills (negotiation), the purpose is to offer a comprehensive coverage of this broad topic....
The only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents, coun
EUCLID, an international intergovernmental institution with a university mandate, offers to select students from the general public it is flagship program which is an online master of diplomacy and international affairs (MDIA). It is the only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents (photo below graduation of PM Guyana to UN diplomat, in the sideline of UNA-NY event with Ambassador J. Avila and USG R. ven Puyenbroeck). The EUCLID MDIA is an advanced program delivered by a treaty-based and treaty-practicing institution, and as stated by the United Nations in a rare instance of explicit confirmation, "the UN Secretariat recognize Euclide- Pole Universitaire Euclide and the other four UN institutions ... as being accredited" and therefore unable to pursue UN careers....
Two specialized MSc programs offered online by an intergovernmental university with a recognized expertise in interfaith studies.
The MIRD (and MIFS) are unique programs in the sense that they are actually offered by an intergovernmental organization with a university charter and an additional mandate in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. Notably, EUCLID is the only university which has received the first prize of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, presented by H.M. King Abdullah of Jordan (photo below).
EUCLID offers several closely related but nevertheless distinct graduate programs:
MIRD: MSc in Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy
MIFS: MSc in Interfaith Studies
MCRel: MSc in Comparative Religion
MTSD: MSc in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization
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 I
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.
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.
The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that requi
The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that require state licensure. The M.Sc. program emphasizes a biblical counseling model while equipping students for state licensure or doctoral work in the fields of counseling or psychology.
The Master of Science in Counseling degree consists of 48 credits of required coursework and 12 credits of elective courses to pursue focus areas in the field of counseling. Students will start the program with a strong biblical foundation that sets the framework and tone for the remainder of the program.
The Bible is the foundation, focus, and filter throughout the entire M.Sc. program allowing students to competently deal with secular theories without comprising biblical truth as students pursue state licensure....
The degree is uniquely concerned with understanding families and the development, evaluation, and management of program services to them in a community context.
Family and Community Services Master's Degree
The degree is uniquely concerned with understanding families and the development, evaluation, and management of program services to them in a community context. The program is designed to create better online educational opportunities for family and community science professionals such as Extension agents and for spouses in military service families. The M.S. degree in Family and Community Services will prepare graduates for individual and family services professions that are similar to some positions in social work but distinct from counseling positions. The program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA)....
Kansas State University's academic advising graduate programs are designed for practicing academic advisors, administrators, faculty and future professional advisors seek
Academic Advising Master's Degree
Kansas State University's academic advising graduate programs are designed for practicing academic advisors, administrators, faculty and future professional advisors seeking to enhance their knowledge and ability to work effectively with college students in their academic and career planning. The graduate programs provide a coherently structured set of courses for professional education. They emphasize the need to recognize the contributions of diversity, theory, practice, and research to professional advising. Specifically, the mission of the advising graduate programs is to prepare advisors to contribute to college student development and learning through the use of a comprehensive theory-driven and research-guided advising practice. The master's program offers additional coursework with two options:...