Masters Programs in Applied Psychology

Compare 46 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 In Psychology-psychotherapies

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

The training provides practical knowledge on the various research methodologies (experimental, clinical, statistical, cognitive and behavioral). [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. "Moroccans are increasingly waiting for psychological accompaniment to improve their quality of life. Morocco now has only a few hundred psychologists and psychotherapists, these health professionals are in great demand. "The psychologist is a mental health professional who specializes in the understanding and treatment of human behavior, mental processes, perception, emotional life, thought construction, memory, communication and Interpersonal relationships. The psychotherapist is a health professional, psychologist in general, who has acquired a theoretical and practical training. This not only allows him to work on his own difficulties, which is essential to practice in the clinic, but also to appropriate a method of work and tools that will allow him to exercise in an ethical manner. The skills of psychologists are demanded everywhere. Whether they are clinical psychologists, school psychologists or occupational psychologists, these professionals work in institutions and with diverse audiences. PRESENTATION The Psychology-Psychotherapy training is a Bac + 3 (Bachelor's degree) and a Bac + 5 (Master's) course. The specificity of the Bac + 3 level license proposed at the International University of Casablanca is the balanced share between the different disciplines: Fundamental, social and educational psychology Clinical Psychology Psychology of childhood, juvenile and adult development Cognitive psychology Psychoanalysis Psychophysiology, Neuropsychology Psychopathology and Psychiatry The training also provides practical knowledge on the various research methodologies (experimental, clinical, statistical, cognitive and behavioral). For the Master level, the training aims to acquire special skills in the different currents in psychology, as well as a deepening and mastery... [-]

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. The type of workplaces you'll be placed in depends on the specialist area you've chosen. You could have a placement in an educational environment such as a school, university or special education venue. You may do a project at a research institution or in a private practice. Perhaps you'll work with business and industry, or in the health sector. You may have a placement in a governmental agency, or if it fits in with your specialist area, a zoo. Master of applied psychology (behaviour analysis) – mapppsy(ba) Behaviour Analysis is a scientific approach to understanding why people and animals do what they do. Studying behaviour analysis will teach you how both animal and human behaviour is affected by events in the social and physical environment and what you can do to help produce behaviour change to... [-]

Master in Psychology: Evaluation and Assessment

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette + 1 more

The master’s degree programme in psychology that we offer features key qualifications specific to the assessment field. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Study programme The personal and professional future of every individual is marked more and more by life-long learning. In such a context, there is a growing need to assess, on a regular basis, the learning potential and the skill and personality profiles of individuals. These assessments will be used in different areas such as admission to degree programmes, the distribution of jobs, mobility in society, etc. The master’s degree programme in psychology that we offer features key qualifications specific to the assessment field. It consequently gives access to sectors of activity that require the use of assessment tools and methods such as human resources departments, assessment centres, initial and continuing training centres, etc. Learning outcomes Theoretical and methodological knowledge necessary to devise scholarly assessment studies; Development, choice and application of assessment tools; Statistical and methodological knowledge and expertise required to process and interpret data; Presentations, reports, assessments and evaluations for various target groups; Acquisition of high-level skills in implementing and applying assessment mechanisms, whether in cognitive assessment, academic learning, professional skills, personality dimensions or in any other area that could capitalise on psychometric measurement models and multivariate analysis methods. Career prospects Departments of human resources; Assessment centres; Initial and continuing training programmes; Academic and occupational orientation; Accreditation of prior experiential learning; Medical and rehabilitation sector; Public employment services; Institutes for research in assessment. Services publics de l’emploi, Instituts de recherche dans le domaine de l’évaluation. [-]

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Utrecht Tilburg + 1 more

Our Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences is unique in the Netherlands, offering an interdisciplinary approach by integrating the different perspectives offered by social psychology, sociology, organization sciences and methodology to the study of human social behavior. During this two-year English-taught Master of Science program, you will follow state-of-the-art courses, led by the best researchers in the field... [+]

Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences Are you an excellent student and interested in conducting scientific research in the social and behavioral sciences? Then this is the Master program for you! The Research Master's program provides talented young researchers from all over the world with the tools they need to conduct fundamental scientific research in the field of social and behavioral sciences. Our Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences is unique in the Netherlands, offering an interdisciplinary approach by integrating the different perspectives offered by social psychology, sociology, organization sciences and methodology to the study of human social behavior. During this two-year English-taught Master of Science program, you will follow state-of-the-art courses, led by the best researchers in the field. You will be involved hands-on in their research area, actively participating in innovative projects and internships. This Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences offers one major in Individual in Social Context and a choice from one of three minors in: Social Psychology Social Sciences Methodology and Statistics The program is challenging and intensive. For that reason, the number of places available on this program is limited to 30, ensuring that only talented applicants, with strong analytical skills, a good academic record, and with a strong motivation for scientific research, are successful. Does this describe you? If so, click here to see whether you meet our requirements and for further information about the application process. The major Individual in Social Context focuses on individual behavior in three types... [-]

Master's Degree In Applied Psychology

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. 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. Why study the degree The Master's Degree in Applied Psychology aims to deepen and offer specialization in: The functions, characteristics and limitations of the different theoretical models of Psychology. The basic laws of the different psychological processes. The main processes and stages of psychological development throughout the life cycle in its aspects of normality and abnormality. The biological foundations of human behavior and psychological functions. Early psychosocial functioning of groups and organizations. Research methods and data analysis techniques. The various methods of assessment, diagnosis and psychological treatment applied in different fields of psychology. Structure of the Study mandatory Learning. Cognition and behavior Psychology of Memory Applied Social Psychology Biopsychology Clinical health psychology Cognitive-behavioral self-regulation Documentation. Organization and presentation of research work Methods and techniques of information collection in... [-]

Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. [+]

OBJECTIVES The courses aims to provide students with the necessary competencies to be able to operate as an autonomous clinical psychologist. The course provides: Instruction on the theories, methods, techniques and dynamics of clinical psychology including its evolutionary and social components and epistemological foundations Training in the main types of clinical therapies directed towards individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations Comprehensive grounding in operational tools that distinguish each type of therapy and a knowledge of the issues and ethics involved in the work of a clinical psychologist The ability to work in the field providing evaluations, diagnosis, preliminary overviews and consultancy The ability to assess the quality and efficiency of previous evaluations of a patient A written and oral proficiency in English or another EU language apart from Italian. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The degree course aims to produce a professional figure characterised by: The ability to evaluate, diagnose, prevent and counsel within various settings of psychological difficulty, such as work with individuals, couples, families and groups The ability to provide clinical advice in health related matters (such as cardio-circulatory disease, Alzheimer, tumour counselling, genetic illness, etc.). They will also be able to advise on matters related to personal and family life (couple counselling, child-birth, estrangement from children, separation and divorce, the ageing process, grief counselling and adoption and foster care advice). They will have the skills to offer advice in legal situations Skills pertaining to consultancy work in both family and inter-racial mediation. Degree holders can work as clinical psychologists in... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. 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 Research Scheme: preferred by students—often aiming for their Ph.D. in Educational Psychology— who will be conducting empirical research in their careers School Psychology Scheme: open only to those who have been admitted into the Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology What Is Educational Psychology? Educational Psychology is a branch of psychology devoted to understanding the psychological issues associated with learning and motivation. Under this broad umbrella, the educational psychologists focus their research attention on the importance of human development, assessment, culture and technology. They look for the relationship between these issues and ways they may impact the learner. With this understanding, educational psychologists strive to create optimal environments where students can flourish academically, socially and personally. What Does an Educational Psychologist Do? Educational Psychologists work in a variety of settings. Many are classroom teachers... [-]

Master's Degree In Counseling And Psycho-diagnostics With Integrated Approach

Centro Studi Panta Rei
Campus Full time 252 hours October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. [+]

The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. Strengths of our Master: We adopt a broad psychological view to increase the effectiveness / efficiency of the intervention. We provide more job opportunities because the counseling is used with the majority of clients / patients. We provide tools to be an "entrepreneur-professional" success There are projecting towards the future career: psychology is integration between psychological approaches and neuroscience. THE MASTER IN DETAIL A MASTER WITH A BASIC COGNITIVE - BEHAVIORAL AND INTEGRATED WITH A VISION AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL. The cognitive-behavioral approach has significant scientific and experimental basis, is flexible, applicable in various fields working, efficient and effective. At the same time we take care of the integration between different theoretical lines that can give origin to interlacing and intellectually stimulating interventions. We are also fully convinced that our cognitive models of any type are present approximations to the truth rather than absolute truths and keep your eyes open on the landscape can only be beneficial in the development of mental flexibility. Some core competencies provided: Recognize and know how to handle situations of counseling or psychotherapy for the possible deployment Developing skills in designing psychological intervention Increase communication and interpersonal skills Learning to observe: the difference between observation, description and interpretation Learning to use... [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Leiden China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 9 more

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. 10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in... [-]

Master In School Management: Business Pedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The course qualifies professionals in education and related fields, in order to enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools in order to spread a educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. [+]

Differentials Course The course qualifies professionals in education and related fields, in order to enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools in order to spread a educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. Moreover, endows the business pedagogue knowledge, techniques and practices that will favor the enhancement of the human factor in school and non-school. In addition to enabling professionals to provide internal advice related to education and human development in organizations, preparing the business pedagogue to coordinate multidisciplinary teams in developing projects, highlighting educational ways to generate cultural changes in the workplace. General objective Enable professionals to develop educational interventions, and to the process of humanization in school and non-school, such as businesses, hospitals and schools, for the broadcasting of an educational and social praxis based on the enhancement of the human factor. Specific objectives Equipping the business pedagogue knowledge, techniques and practices that will favor the enhancement of the human factor in school and non-school; Empower education professionals to establish qualification and retraining programs; Enable professionals to provide internal advice related to education and human development in organizations; Prepare the business pedagogue to coordinate multidisciplinary teams in developing projects, highlighting educational ways to generate cultural changes in the workplace. TARGET AUDIENCE Teachers, administrators, educators, psychologists, social workers and other professionals related to the field of education, interested in teaching classes in higher education. METHODOLOGY The teaching methodology is... [-]

Master in Business and Organizational Psychology

Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute of Executive Capabilities
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

The mission of the Business and Organizational Psychology course is to teach you the essential functional and managerial expertise and to develop the personal skills you need to understand and shape the many factors and mechanisms at work in any organization. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Master in Business and Organizational Psychology The mission of the Business and Organizational Psychology course is to teach you the essential functional and managerial expertise and to develop the personal skills you need to understand and shape the many factors and mechanisms at work in any organization. You will be able to use the practice-oriented expertise that you will obtain and acquire in the IEC course in many organizational and commercial areas that are becoming increasingly relevant in modern business: in many areas of HR management (including leadership, HR, and organizational development) in marketing in market research in project activities and the management of network in consulting The degree course is intended for: specialists and executives in many walks of life, for HRM managers, psychologists, marketing experts, social workers and business managers, engineers and scientists, and students from other professions working in enterprises and organizations and interested in finding new career opportunities (e.g. in retail, services, consulting, banking and insurance, healthcare and social work, associations or public institutions and authorities). people who are looking to start their careers in business or in non-profit organizations. Benefits of Part Time Studies The Business and Organizational Psychology degree course offers you many unique benefits: You pick the time (within the set period) and the place to work on your studies. You have the opportunity to balance your working life or family commitment effectively with your progress as a student. You can decide the right pace and approach for your... [-]

MRes in Psychology

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 semesters August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MRes Psychology is for psychology graduates who wish to continue their studies to an advanced level and may be considering progression to a doctorate. The main focus of the course is the study of research methods, which will give you an advanced critical appreciation of contemporary methods, theories and issues in psychology and will build upon and enhance the skills you acquired from your undergraduate studies... [+]

Psychology - MRes The MRes Psychology is for psychology graduates who wish to continue their studies to an advanced level and may be considering progression to a doctorate. The main focus of the course is the study of research methods, which will give you an advanced critical appreciation of contemporary methods, theories and issues in psychology and will build upon and enhance the skills you acquired from your undergraduate studies. In advanced research methods modules you will develop in-depth research skills for psychology and apply them to a substantial piece of independent research, ensuring that you apply your knowledge and understanding of appropriate ethical issues. You will develop your intellectual and thinking skills to a very high academic standard, which will be reflected in your studies, in particular your dissertation. About the course The Psychology department at the University of Bolton is one of the oldest and most established psychology departments in the UK with a long history of teaching the subject at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Teaching will be carried out in small groups to encourage interaction and in-depth discussion of ideas and specialist knowledge. There are many opportunities to develop key and transferable skills for example presentation, research and numeracy skills, critical thinking, personal development and self awareness. A variety of innovative teaching and learning methods are employed throughout the degree to ensure the acquisition and development of appropriate concepts, knowledge and skills. Tutors are active researchers within the areas of psychology that are taught and supervised on... [-]

Master in Psychology: Social Psychology (Specialization)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

Social psychology examines human interaction, and the influence of the social environment on cognition, emotion, motivation, and behavior. This Master’s specialization focuses on the question how basic social-psychological theories can be applied to solve societal problems, for instance in the context of health, the environment, communication, aggression, and charity. The programme specifically seeks to... [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Social psychology examines human interaction, and the influence of the social environment on cognition, emotion, motivation, and behavior. This Master’s specialization focuses on the question how basic social-psychological theories can be applied to solve societal problems, for instance in the context of health, the environment, communication, aggression, and charity. The programme specifically seeks to increase student’s knowledge of social psychology, and train them in (a) translating theory to a thorough analysis of social problems, and (b) developing scientifically grounded interventions. STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME In the first semester, students take the following five mandatory courses: Advanced Structural Models [6 EC] Applying Theories to Societal Issues [6 EC] Negotiation [6 EC] Social processes in organisations [6 EC] Applied social psychology [6 EC] In the second semester, students will write their Master thesis (16 EC) and conduct an internship (14 EC). YOUR FUTURE CAREER Students with a Master degree, specialization in social psychology are versatile at the job market. They for instance find employment as coach, mediator, manager, or consultant. In addition, they often work as a policy advisor for a municipality or the government, or they find jobs in professional fields such as communication, education, or journalism. Social psychologists also often work as researchers, for instance at a university, a commercial research agency, or the research department of a governmental institution. [-]

Warsaw International Studies in Psychology (5-year Master's)

University Of Warsaw, Faculty of Psychology
Campus Full time 5 years October 2017 Poland Warsaw

WISP – the Warsaw International Studies in Psychology is a full 5-year master’s (in Polish: magister) program in psychology. We offer you the chance to experience a unique combination of personalized small-scale education in a very international environment. Current WISP students come from over 30 different countries, and mention this global mix as something they value very much... [+]

WISP – the Warsaw International Studies in Psychology is a full 5-year master’s (in Polish: magister) program in psychology. We offer you the chance to experience a unique combination of personalized small-scale education in a very international environment. Current WISP students come from over 30 different countries, and mention this global mix as something they value very much. With only about 150 students in the entire program, class sizes are small with on average 20 to 25 students. This makes it possible for you to interact with professors and other students personally. WISP students appreciate this personal, pleasant and interactive climate because it invites and stimulates them to be actively involved in classes and in the learning process in general, instead of being a passive listener in a large group. A good illustration of the personal approach at WISP is that professors and administrative staff typically know students by their first name. Overall, about 120 professors are teaching at WISP, of whom nearly a third are visiting foreign professors, coming from countries like the USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, France, Australia, Sweden, Austria, Israel, etc. WISP invites you to develop yourself and become a psychologist in a very stimulating academic environment that you may not find anywhere else. Application procedure 1. You deliver (bring or send) to us some papers, register in our Internet system and pay the application fee for the recruitment process. 2. We organise an interview for you (for the interview, you prepare ONE... [-]

Professional Master in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Professional qualification to be acquired: EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications: a sports teacher a sports senior coach, a sport manager, a recreation specialist Programme aims: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. To provide professional studies based on sports science theories, corresponding to professional standard, practically applicable for education and sport specialist. Programme content: Topical problems in today’s sport theory, sport science field: professional qualification Research methods in psychology Research technology, methodology Scientifically - pedagogical lexis in foreign language Educator in today’s informative world Research structure Novelties in management theory Topical problems in today’s pedagogy Recent teaching methods Psychological theories of personality Practice in professional qualification Final examinations: Master state examination including: Integrated examination in professional qualification; Working out and defending of Master paper. Further education possibility: Academic Doctor higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” (code 51813) [-]