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An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

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University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

This unique course encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. By completion of this course students will be able to demonst ... [+]

MSc Psychology

This unique course encourages sophisticated critical appraisal of current key debates in applied psychology. By completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate critical evaluation of Psychology’s contribution to human performance and well-being in different applied contexts and also develop advanced research skills in applied psychology.

This course applies to a broad range of sectors and is designed for anyone wishing to understand more about the underpinning psychological research and mechanisms for employees, organisations and business practices.

Learning Outcomes Sophisticated critical awareness of key theories and methods in applied psychology, Deep critical understanding of how Psychology can be applied in real-world contexts. Advanced knowledge of research methods and statistics in applied psychology. Ability to appraise the efficacy of different interventions to promote psychological well-being and performance. Comparison, evaluation and application of theoretical perspectives in applied psychology. Generation of hypotheses and research questions. Translation of theory into professional practice and applied research. Application of psychological research methods to a novel research topic. Planning and execution of an original piece of research. Ability to identify and address ethical and professional issues in applied psychology. Sensitivity to contextual and interpersonal factors. Demonstrating an independent and flexible approach to learning. Fees ... [-]
USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
Madonna University

As a student in the MSHUS (Master of Science Program in Humane Studies), you will become part of an exciting, cutting-edge field based on the idea of the interconnectedne ... [+]

Why Study Humane Studies MS at Madonna University? There are only two programs recognized in North America As part of the coursework, you will complete a Non-profit Leadership or Animal Cruelty Investigation certificate Your internship will connect you with employers in the field while providing you with practical on-the-job skills You will have an option of focusing on research in preparation for a doctoral program Our class schedule and advising are tailored to fit the needs of working adults Learn from anywhere you have an internet connection – you can complete this degree in the classroom or 100% online Program Overview

As a student in the MSHUS (Master of Science Program in Humane Studies), you will become part of an exciting, cutting-edge field based on the idea of the interconnectedness of social justice, sustainability, and animal pro­tection. Madonna MSHUS Program will prepare you to assume a role of a leader, consultant or educator in a variety of professional settings (non-profit organizations, businesses, governmental agencies, churches, and educational insti­tutions) geared toward developing practical solutions to current challenges affecting the well-being of people, the environment, and animals. Alongside our faculty, you will get involved in researching practical solutions to existing social justice, ethical well-being, and environmental problems.... [-]

USA Livonia Gaylord Charter Township of Clinton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Syracuse University - School of Education

The M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education is designed to foster and support a fundamental inquiry into the nature of education. Students draw on history, philosophy, ... [+]

Overview

The M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education is designed to foster and support a fundamental inquiry into the nature of education. Students draw on history, philosophy, sociology and other disciplines to analyze such issues in education as inequality, disability, popular culture, mass media, the philosophy of multiculturalism and racism.

CFE graduate degree programs are designed for the student seeking a broad education with disciplinary competence, rather than a narrowly specialized program of study. Our interdisciplinary structure enables you to examine a variety of conceptual frameworks for evaluating educational ideas and practice as well as social policies. We encourage you to develop awareness of the complexities, strengths, and weaknesses of different intellectual approaches and to develop special competence in one or more of these.... [-]

USA Syracuse
Open Enrollment
Campus
Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University offers an innovative academic program designed for the working professional actively involved in or entering the field of counseling. ... [+]

Program Description

Nova Southeastern University offers an innovative academic program designed for the working professional actively involved in or entering the field of counseling. The College offers individuals the opportunity to earn a degree in counseling with specializations in mental health counseling, substance abuse counseling and education, applied behavior analysis, and advanced applied behavior analysis. The program is designed to serve the training needs of practitioners who seek advanced training, but who cannot access quality training without the interruption of demanding schedules.

Programs will develop the skills and leadership abilities of counselors who have a desire to provide, create and maintain high-quality service delivery. The online instruction offers accessibility and flexibility along with a quality educational opportunity for the mature (independent) student.... [-]

USA Fort Lauderdale
May 2019
Full-time
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
New England College

New England College’s Master of Science (MS) in Human Services programs offer students a 36-credit degree program including many of the courses in the 60-credit MS in Men ... [+]

New England College’s Master of Science (MS) in Human Services programs offer students a 36-credit degree program including many of the courses in the 60-credit MS in Mental Health Counselling, without the intensive internship component. Graduates of this program are prepared for leadership positions in social services, education, behavioral health management, counseling related organizations, and healthcare. Specific career tracks that graduates may pursue include case management, day treatment specialists, psychological assistants and vocational evaluators.

The 36-credit MS in Human Services is not designed to meet licensure requirements for counseling professions. This program is designed for learners within the counseling, psychology, or related human services fields who wish to pursue careers in private or public human services or counseling settings. Core courses provide knowledge in the discipline, while electives provide an examination of contemporary issues that allow the student to focus on human services populations and/or areas of interest in supportive counseling and leadership/management. Students will be required to successfully complete a capstone project, to demonstrate attainment of competency of core professional skills, as a requirement for graduation.... [-]

USA Henniker USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Dominican University of California

Our highly trained and supportive clinical faculty, small class sizes, well-established fieldwork placement, and flexible class schedules set our MS in Counseling Psychol ... [+]

Overview

Our leading-edge program is dedicated to providing students with the most current, emerging trends in mental health delivery, theoretical approaches to clinical practice, innovative and alternative modes of counseling, consultation, and case management. Our students are in-demand by community field placements in the Bay Area.

Program Highlights Three concentrations to select from: Marriage and Family Therapy and/or Professional Clinical Counselor (60 units) and General (43 units) Late afternoon and evening coursework to accommodate working students Highly trained and supportive clinical faculty Small, individualized classes and seminars Interactive instruction in traditional,... [-]
USA San Rafael
September 2019
Campus
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

The Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies (MSSIS) degree program is offered by the College of Security and Intelligence. It is designed to produce compe ... [+]

The Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies (MSSIS) degree program is offered by the College of Security and Intelligence. It is designed to produce competitive graduates for professional service in the intelligence, aviation, military, homeland defense, and corporate security communities. The MSSIS degree will enhance the career prospects both for entry-level professionals and mid-level leaders, managers, operators, and analysts. For many security and intelligence professionals currently working in these communities, the Master’s degree will be seen as one qualification for promotion in the middle and even upper levels of management or military command.

The degree program provides graduate students and security and intelligence professionals with an opportunity to explore both theoretical and practical knowledge across the disciplines that compose the field that security and intelligence studies have become. These include strategic concepts; the integration of science and technology in the security and intelligence realms; the principles, processes, and presentation of products; the importance of cultural understanding in key regions of the world; the evolution, nature, and roles of states and non-state actors; and the forms of international conflict and cooperation that constitute the playing field of the intelligence and policy communities.... [-]

USA Prescott
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skil ... [+]

Now Accepting Applications Your Motivation

Conflict is an everyday reality in our organizations, communities, and around the world. We believe that conflicts, if well managed or transformed, can provide an opportunity for positive change.

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to transform conflict dynamics. This program combines conflict management with conflict resolution. This means you will learn skills to understand and address individual and organizational situations as well as the system-level conflict in a variety of cultural contexts. In the MS-CMR, you will learn how to best manage conflicts - by refocusing energy and changing perspectives - and gain skills to successfully resolve conflicts, through mediation, negotiation, facilitation and dialogue processes.... [-]

USA San Diego
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Campus
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

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 ... [+]

In the Department of Sociology and Family Studies, we prepare our students for dynamic careers that focus on helping individuals and families reach their highest potential.

Earn an advanced degree completely online

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.

UNA's M.S. in Family Studies program boasts an extremely high job placement rate in field post-graduation. Our graduates are working as Parent Educators, Financial Stability Coaches, Family Case Managers, 4-H Youth Development Agents, Family, and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents, and Youth Advocates.... [-]

USA Florence
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Seton Hall's Online Executive Master of Science in International Affairs program is designed for professionals who seek to develop additional skills or credentials to mov ... [+]

Seton Hall's Online Executive Master of Science in International Affairs program is designed for professionals who seek to develop additional skills or credentials to move ahead in their careers, but cannot attend a traditional Executive Master of Science campus program in order to do so. Through a series of ten courses, students will build upon their knowledge and skills in policy analysis, negotiation and conflict management, and professional writing, while developing a functional and/or regional specialty.

Online Diplomacy students benefit from access to the University Library's vast collection of online publications, including news sources such as the Financial Times, Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and international newspapers. The Library also provides access to Foreign Policy and World Politics Review, among a suite of databases, Top 50 Diplomacy Journals, e-book titles, and reference resources. In addition, the Seton Hall Library is recognized as an official UN depository library, which offers students access to a wide range of United Nations documents and reports.... [-]

USA South Orange
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
International Accelerator

The MA program is designed to prepare students for careers in government, the private sector, or international agencies, or for doctoral studies. ... [+]

Masters in International Studies

The MA program is designed to prepare students for careers in government, the private sector, or international agencies, or for doctoral studies.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers certificate programs in African-New World Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Transnational and Regional Studies, among others. The graduate program encourages its MA students to pursue regional certification in conjunction with their work in the MA program.

The following is a brief summary of program requirements. For more information, see the IR Graduate Program Handbook.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the MA program, applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 in upper-level work, or its equivalent, from a recognized institution of higher education. International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A total score of 80 on the iBT TOEFL or 6.5 overall on the IELTS is required. Admissions requirements are minimums and even if the minimums are met, admission is not assured.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the ... [+]

About the Program

The Master of Science in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license.

The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians trained to counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Graduates are often employed by County Mental Health, Social Services, and other inpatient and outpatient community mental health centers. Many graduates also build successful private practices. Fifteen percent of our graduates pursue doctoral studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.... [-]

USA San Luis Obispo
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Online
Kennesaw State University

The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring ex ... [+]

Dual Degree MS in Conflict Management and MBA

In partnership with the Coles College of Business, we now offer a dual degree program that combines the skills of the Master of Science in Conflict Management and the Master of Business Administration. The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring extensive understanding and interaction with conflict management and business acumen.

The students’ desire for this program comes from the extensive interaction between the two sectors in areas such as global project management, negotiations, and contracting. The programs are completed in 53 credit hours rather than the 72 hours that would be necessary if the degrees were pursued separately.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Central Missouri

The Master’s Degree in Counseling (MS Counseling) builds on bachelor’s degrees in a variety of areas. The MS Counseling is designed to prepare professional counselors to ... [+]

Prepare for Counseling Excellence

UCM’s Counselor Education Program is the only one in the central region—and only one of four public institutions in Missouri—to be nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Counselor Education Program will prepare you to be an exemplary professional counselor in a school or community/clinical mental health setting.

Our small class size allows you to have professional relationships, supervision and mentoring from our full-time faculty, who are experts in counseling. Applications to the Counselor Education program are reviewed year-round so you can pursue your education when it is best for you.... [-]

USA Warrensburg
May 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Pepperdine University

In addition to the rigorous theoretical study, we incorporate three semesters of practicum. This provides students with the opportunity to begin accruing the experience h ... [+]

Pepperdine University GSEP does not offer full scholarships. You can read more about the available opportunities for new students here. Pepperdine University GSEP also offers graduate assistance, teaching assistance, and research assistance opportunities. GSEP does not provide tuition reimbursements. Real-world training for careers in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Our new Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology program is designed to prepare students for careers in applied behavior analysis (ABA). Students will become highly competent practitioners in this high-growth field, gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to treat children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Graduates obtain the academic preparation required for becoming a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus