Masters Programs in Applied Psychology

Compare 12 Masters Programs in Applied Psychology

Applied Psychology

A masters degree in applied psychology is a post graduate degree program that draws from the belief that the fundamental understanding of people is the first step towards the success of an individual in a range of career fields and industries. The masters program is designed for individuals with first degrees in the following areas: psychology, the social sciences and any humanities that had introductory classes in psychology. The program’s main point of focus is applied psychology, and training the students on ways of applying the psychology knowledge and evidence in providing solutions to real-world problems

The masters degree in applied psychology focuses on imparting the necessary skills to the students in order to enable them apply the cutting-edge theories to provide solutions to real world issues. In their coursework, students examine the various ways that can be applied to motivate organizations or individuals in the assessment and improvement of their performance. The students are also taught on ways to counsel people in need of assistance. On completion of the masters degree program, the graduates have a variety of career options to choose from. They can take advantage of job opportunities in both public health and health care. Therefore, a combination of knowledge of public health principles and the degree helps widen the career options for graduates of the program. Job opportunities are also available in academic settings. A masters degree in applied psychology gives the graduate an upper hand in the job market, especially for jobs involving planning and managing health systems.

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Master of Applied Psychology

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

Studying for your Master of Applied Psychology at the University of Waikato allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge of one of three key areas of applied psychology. [+]

Master of Applied Psychology

Studying for your Master of Applied Psychology at the University of Waikato allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge of one of three key areas of applied psychology.

You'll choose your specialist area in behaviour analysis, community psychology or organisational psychology. You'll develop a detailed understanding of the underlying ideas relating to your chosen area, as well as learn about the fundamental principles and guiding values connected to your specialist field.

During your Master of Applied Psychology studies, you'll be given opportunities to gain relevant hands-on experience. This will be through getting involved in work placements and projects, where you'll be connected with a range of organisations and community groups.... [-]


Master in Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology (OOHP)

Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Romania Timisoara

“Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology concerns the application of psychology to improving the quality of work life and to protecting and promoting the safety, health, and well-being of workers” (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – NIOSH). These issues are found to be of critical relevance to business, therefore researchers and practitioners in organizational and occupational health psychology address the sources and the consequences of stressors, dysfunctional behaviors at work, burnout, absence, accidents, turnover, and low performance. This program is an excellent opportunity to develop practical skills for working in various work environments. [+]

Since it became one of the few faculties of applied social sciences in Romania, the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology in Timișoara has represented a serious and reliable partner of dialogue for all the great universities in Europe, America, Asia, and in other parts of the world. Our modern logistics combines the latest software products with educational management and applied psychology.The Department of Psychology (www.psihologietm.ro) is one of the most dynamic Psychology departments in Romania, covering all major directions in Applied Psychology. The Department of Psychology is excellence-oriented and preoccupied to increase its international visibility by contributing to international research and scientific dialogue.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time 2 - 2.5 years October 2018 Austria Vienna

Webster University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology is an advanced, international program in English which has been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals assisting those in emotional distress in today’s intercultural society. [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster University’s Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology is an advanced, international program in English which has been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals assisting those in emotional distress in today’s intercultural society. An MA in psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology prepares students for a wide range of exciting careers. Relevant professional areas include mental health agencies, social services, private practices, human resources departments, personnel departments, and a variety of educational and organizational settings.... [-]


MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Albany

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you. [+]

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose program in Educational Psychology can open these opportunities for you.

Graduates leave this program with the ability to critique any instructional situation—teaching mathematical concepts in a typical classroom, leading adult workshops for the State Education Department, conducting parenting classes, grant writing, program evaluation, and others—and then develop strategies that will help create the optimal learning environment. Students choose from one of four schemes that lead to the degree:

General Scheme: designed for students who seek a broad understanding of educational psychology and its application to diverse contexts.... [-]


Master's Degree In Applied Psychology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

The objective of this degree is to provide postgraduate research training. The curriculum consists of 60 European credits and is designed to obtain the degree in an academic course (from October to July), although it is also foreseen that it can be studied part-time, simultaneously studying with work, in which case the Duration would be two courses. [+]

Introduction

The objective of this degree is to provide postgraduate research training. The curriculum consists of 60 European credits and is designed to obtain the degree in an academic course (from October to July), although it is also foreseen that it can be studied part-time, simultaneously studying with work, in which case the Duration would be two courses.

You can choose the specialties of "Health Psychology" or "Psychological intervention in educational contexts", which, in turn, have continuity in the respective doctorates to which they give access, allowing students to extend their training to the Obtaining doctor's degree.

The classes are taught by faculty accredited doctor and teacher prestige researcher, in the afternoon to facilitate compatibility with work activity.... [-]


Master in Language and Mind : Linguistics and Cognitive Studies

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Siena

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula: Linguistics and Cognition; Philosophy and Cognition. The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. [+]

Language and Mind: Linguistics and Cognitive Studies (SpecializationLinguistics and Cognition; Specialization Philosophy and Cognition)

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula:

Linguistics and Cognition Philosophy and Cognition

The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. It is primarily addressed to students interested in:

the in-depth description of human languages, in their different varieties including different dialects; the study of language as a cognitive capacity and its relevance in the domain of first and second language acquisition and language pathology; the study of the philosophical, psychological, biological and social bases of language and cognition; the study of the relevance of the analysis of human language for philosophical studies. ... [-]

Master in Experimental Psychology

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey Balçova

The Experimental Psychology Master Program of Izmir University of Economics is a program that aims to train graduates that possess technological, theoretical and conceptual knowledge based on psychology in general and on experimental methodology in depth; know how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline and how it studies behavioral and cognitive processes on a historical basis [+]

The Experimental Psychology Master Program of Izmir University of Economics is a program that aims to train graduates that possess technological, theoretical and conceptual knowledge based on psychology in general and on experimental methodology in depth; know how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline and how it studies behavioral and cognitive processes on a historical basis; have the competence to compare the methods, fundamental subjects and assumptions of psychology with other disciplines and identify the contributions of psychological perspective at an interdisciplinary level; have a non-discriminative perspective towards different age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disabled, socioeconomic status, gender groups, ethnicity, national identity; have scientific learning, and critical thinking skills; have a curiosity towards human behavioral and cognitive experiences; able to evaluate and internalize acquired knowledge; discusses problems related to behavioral and cognitive phenomena on a creative and scientific critical basis; open to new ideas; take an objective stance and perspective; able to sceptically criticize and assess one's own ideas as well as new ideas; able to generate original research problems and design scientific research settings using proper research methods; able to formulate research problems and hypotheses in a testable form and operationally define concepts; able to develop research settings adequate to the research problem that minimize the probability of errors and alternative explanations and increase internal and external validity; able to use various measurement tools for measuring defined variables; able to use appropriate statistical methods in analyzing data and able to assess, discuss and communicate data; able to use... [-]


Master of Applied Psychology in Coaching

HELP University
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

With its unique but powerful blend of psychological principles and coaching skills, this program will help develop coaches with the ability to understand people and help them reach their full potential in a powerful and structured way. [+]

Developing World Class Coaches

With its unique but powerful blend of psychological principles and coaching skills, this program will help develop coaches with the ability to understand people and help them reach their full potential in a powerful and structured way.

What Does A Professional Coach do?

"Coaches partner with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential" – ICF.

In essence, Coaching is about helping people to attain the higher level of performance so that they can succeed in any area, be it in their life success, in their relationship with people, in getting the most of their careers or in becoming a better performer, etc.... [-]


Master Of Study Psychosocial Practices

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in study of psychosocial practices accompanying social workers to help them renew their practices and interventions in order to deploy more fully the potential and create new knowledge. [+]

The MA in study of psychosocial practices accompanying social workers to help them renew their practices and interventions in order to deploy more fully the potential and create new knowledge.

This program is based on reflexive research methodologies, life history, autobiographical, of praxeology and explanation. The teaching is based on specific situations experienced by students in their various practices, instead of relying only, as is traditionally the case, on theoretical content determined in advance.

Program Structure

The MA in study of psychosocial practices allows for a research project (21 credits memory) structured, rigorous, scientific and professional practice reviews to improve the quality of its operations while contributing to the development of knowledge about psychosocial practices. Teachers are grafted to projects students to assist them in the development of knowledge from their practice.... [-]


Masters in Counseling and Psychology

Anna Maria College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 USA Worcester

This program offers a diverse array of courses intended to prepare the student to function in a variety of mental health agencies. It is not intended for individuals whose career focus is educational counseling in school settings, nor does this program lead to licensure. [+]

This program offers a diverse array of courses intended to prepare the student to function in a variety of mental health agencies. It is not intended for individuals whose career focus is educational counseling in school settings, nor does this program lead to licensure. Twelve courses of three (3) semester hours each are required for the degree. This includes courses in nine (9) required areas, three (3) elective courses from either education or psychology. A requirement will be waived only if the candidate has completed equivalent course work in that area. A written comprehensive examination is required at the completion of the program.

Degree Requirements

12-course (36 credits) The 3-credit practicum, which is required, is part of the 12-course sequence.... [-]


Master in Applied Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. [+]

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology.

The first year is characterized by a comprehensive and transversal training focused on problems in several domains of the Applied Psychology, following a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention, and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology.

The second year aims a differentiated training, focused in specific areas of the Psychology in practice: Clinical and Health Psychology, Scholar and Educational Psychology, Justice and Community Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Sport Psychology. It is included a curricular internship and a thesis.... [-]


Psy.D./M.B.A.(HMSA)

Widener University School of Business Administration
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 USA Chester

The program awards the M.B.A. (HMSA) offered by the University's School of Business Administration and the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree offered by the University's Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. [+]

The joint degree program is available for those students wishing to earn both the Psy.D. and the M.B.A. (HMSA). The student receiving both degrees can expect a wider range of opportunities in clinical psychology and the more generic health care administration marketplace. Students must be admitted by both the School of Human Service Professions and the School of Business Administration. PurposeThe Psy.D./M.B.A. (HMSA) program is based on the premise that the mental health and medical care fields are in need of well-trained leaders and advocates who integrate psychological and business-organizational knowledge. The program integrates the two fields to deal more effectively with issues related to managing, programming and advocating services in health and mental health; addressing complex organizational/professional needs; dealing with and promoting regulations as they have an impact on professional organizations, their needs and resources. The program awards the M.B.A. (HMSA) offered by the University's School of Business Administration and the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree offered by the University's Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. Jointly, the health administration/psychological training is designed to enable graduates to pursue a variety of career choices, including a director-administrator, teacher, consultant, advocate, policy maker and practicing clinical psychologist. Course Training Students spend five years in full-time residence in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. Within that time frame, the MBA (HMSA) program can be completed by adding courses in each semester including summer. In addition to fulfilling the essential requirements of the separate degrees, students are required to participate in a number of... [-]