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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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GO TO LEARN: To provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for confl ... [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. WILL LEARN TO: Provide a scientific and professional training to ensure adequate capacity to participate and to prepare the development of programs and actions for conflict resolution in the educational field which, in turn, serve to help the educational community in the improvement and innovation of the conditions and processes of non-university education. Understanding the phenomenon of school violence from a new social vision. Being able to differentiate what is School Bullying (Bullying) than not. Being able to distinguish the different types of violence. Solve cases for practical application. Recognize the stages of evolution of the violence. Knowing the characteristics of the School Bullying (Bullying) in different stages of growth. Know the strategies for prevention, intervention and follow-up needed to stem the violence in classes and their different evolutionary stages. Develop coordination strategies of school. Put in place strategies of educational and social leadership. Understand and promote the presence of significant adults in schools to enhance the capacity in students to deal with problems, overcome obstacles and resist the pressure of adverse situations. Understanding the School Bullying (Bullying) from a multi-causal and dynamic perspective, in order to differentiate it from other forms of violence in the classroom. Being able to prevent and detect situations of school harassment (bullying). Understanding the need to include social work in full learning each subject from strategies that place school student in an active position. Value the importance of the school environment coordinator and strategies based on educational and social leadership... [-]
Portugal Lisbon
Open Enrollment
Portuguese,Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Online
Izmir University of Economics

The Experimental Psychology Master Program of Izmir University of Economics is a program that aims to train graduates that possess technological, theoretical and conceptu ... [+]

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... [-]

Turkey Izmir
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Waikato

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.... [-]

New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global

The master's degree in Criminal Psychopathology: Interdisciplinary Evaluation and Intervention is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus Universit ... [+]

Presentation

The master's degree in Criminal Psychopathology: Interdisciplinary Evaluation and Intervention is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

This official master's degree in psychopathology seeks to prepare and title anyone who wants to delve into the world of criminal psychopathology, especially those who want to obtain an official degree that gives access to the doctorate and that allows them to have a global vision of the problem, anticipating problems initially not contemplated in each of the specialties and valuing solutions much more complete and creative.... [-]

Spain Madrid Zamora
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Online
Universidade da 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 acade ... [+]

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.... [-]

Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are some of the topics that ... [+]

International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology

Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are some of the topics that a Work and Organizational Psychologist studies. The International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology goes one step further and prepares you for a research career within or outside the walls of academia. Are you interested in both creation and valorisation of research outputs? Do you want to have a truly international study experience that takes you to three universities: Maastricht University (Netherlands), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany), and Universitat de València (Spain)? Then read more about the International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht Spain Valencia Germany Lüneburg  + 2 More
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The Master in Clinical Psychology and Online Health provides a comprehensive and comprehensive training in all aspects that affect clinical practice. Since 1984, ISEP has ... [+]

Master's Degree with Recognition of Official Validity of Studies by the Ministry of Public Education and Culture (RVOE)

The Master of Clinical Psychology, recognized for the fifth consecutive time as the best Master of Spain

As every year, the newspaper El Mundo highlights in its ranking the best masters in Spain. Once again, and with this already being five consecutive editions, ISEP stands out for its specialized and professional training being included as a center of educational reference in the field of Clinical and Health Psychology as well as in specific educational themes.

The Master in Clinical Psychology and Health provides a comprehensive and comprehensive training in all aspects that affect clinical practice. Since 1984, ISEP has been teaching this program that combines scientific rigor with professional praxis. The student learns the technical and personal skills needed to develop an effective and responsible professional clinical practice.... [-]

Mexico Culiacán
Open Enrollment
Spanish,Spanish (Argentina),Spanish (Colombia),Spanish (Mexican)
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The Master in Autistic Disorders provides knowledge and techniques in the following aspects: understanding of the disorders, knowledge of the early signs that lead to ear ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Schedule:

Madrid: VS Barcelona: SD

Qualification: Master in Autism Spectrum Disorder issued by ISEP

The Master in Autistic Disorders provides knowledge and techniques in the following aspects: understanding of the disorders, knowledge of the early signs that lead to early detection, elements of action to reduce the anguish in the daily life of those affected, recognition of all aspects that involve the disease, and presentation of various therapeutic approaches.

The Master in Autism will use a methodology based on the resolution of practical cases, in which specific cases of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders will be presented. Based on these cases, evaluation and intervention processes will have to be developed.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The Master in Clinical Psychology and Health provides a comprehensive and comprehensive training in all aspects that affect clinical practice. Since 1984, ISEP has been t ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Online - Valencia

Schedule:

Madrid: VS / MXJ

Barcelona: VS / MXJ

Valencia: VS

Qualification: Master in Clinical and Health Psychology issued by ISEP

The Master of Clinical Psychology, recognized for the fifth consecutive time as the best Master of Spain

As every year, the newspaper El Mundo highlights in its ranking the best masters in Spain. Once again, and with this already being five consecutive editions, ISEP stands out for its specialized and professional training being included as a center of educational reference in the field of Clinical and Health Psychology as well as in specific educational themes.

The Master in Clinical Psychology and Health provides a comprehensive and comprehensive training in all aspects that affect clinical practice. Since 1984, ISEP has been teaching this program that combines scientific rigor with professional praxis. The student learns the technical and personal skills needed to develop an effective and responsible professional clinical practice.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia Mexico Culiacán  + 2 More
October 2019
Spanish,Spanish (Mexican),Spanish (Argentina),Spanish (Colombia),Spanish (Chile)
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
George Mason University Online

HR and business pros learn the research, methodologies, and data analytics they need to systematically foster a culture of innovation — where each employee feels empowere ... [+]

George Mason’s online Master of Professional Studies in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology* delivers the research-back add methods and understanding of data and analytics HR professionals need to foster a culture of innovation — where each employee feels empowered and motivated to contribute new ideas, effect change, and do their best work every day.

You learn how to consistently hire candidates who are the right fit for the company, identify employees’ individual motivations, establish meaningful evaluations and reward systems, and improve training and performance programs.

You will:

Lead, plan, and execute organizational development initiatives based on research and analysis; Coordinate with subject matter experts to develop tests and assessments measuring job-relevant knowledge, skills, competencies and personal attributes; Design, develop, and conduct learning procedures and programs; Develop strategy and metrics to evaluate the impact of assessment initiatives; Lead medium and large-scale change initiatives that support the projects driving process, people, and/or technology transformation. Careers ... [-]
USA Fairfax
Open Enrollment
Part-time
24 months
Online
University of Kaiserslautern

The aim of the two-year “Blended Learning Master of Evaluation” (MABLE) Program is to develop and strengthen the evaluation and monitoring capacities of gover ... [+]

Saarland University Qualification

The Blended Learning Master of Evaluation Program aims at developing and strengthening evaluation and monitoring capacities within the government, private sector, and civil society, with regard to enhancing the performance of state administration and of public services delivery. The following qualifications are necessary to access the Blended Learning Master of Evaluation (MABLE):

I. University Degree (Bachelor, Diploma) or equivalent II. Relevant work experience(At least one year after your primary university degree). III. 20 ECTS (about 300hrs.) points in Statistics and Social Research Methods. IV. English skills Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Level B1, TOEFL CBT: 213, TOEFL PBT: 550, IELTS: 6.0, CPE: C ... [-]
Germany Kaiserslautern
October 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Mykolas Romeris University

The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource manag ... [+]

The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource management, reasonable in economical and juridical basics of business development, able to implement their professional competencies for the efficiency of a business organization and for improvement of personal wellbeing.

Half of the program consists of business psychology and related fields subjects. The program provides leadership psychology, team building and management, innovation management psychology, business psychology, psychology of personnel, public relations and advertising psychology, business negotiations, career development psychology, labour law, etc. The other half of the program designated for scientific research and master's final work, professional training and internship. Each semester includes at least one subject, which helps to develop practical skills. It is the only psychology master programme in English in Lithuania and in Baltic states. The programme provides credits of psychology master's qualification defined in Regulations of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations.... [-]

Lithuania Vilnius
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
College of Saint Rose

If you aspire to motivate children in your classroom, make instruction more exciting, research instructional methods, or evaluate programs and lessons, a Saint Rose progr ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Albany
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Full-time
Campus
Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara

At present, there are few programs of this type in the world, and ours is the only taught in English in Europe. Organized in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University, Ve ... [+]

At present, there are few programs of this type in the world, and ours is the only taught in English in Europe. Organized in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University, Venice and Institut de Practices Philosophiques, Argenteuil, our 2-year MA’s main purpose is the intense and comprehensive high-quality certified formation of well-trained professionals in applied/practical philosophy, which include philosophical counseling and consultancy for individuals and organizations, ethical counseling, and philosophy for children. Employing solid philosophical knowledge and general counseling skills, the successful graduates will facilitate the thinking of a client or group of people via the five methods generated by philosophy: critical thinking, conceptual analysis, phenomenology, thought experiments, and creative thinking.... [-]

Romania Timișoara
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Webster Vienna Private University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Austria Vienna
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 2.5 years
Campus