Masters in Applied Psychology in North America

Compare Masters Programs in Applied Psychology in North America 2018

Applied Psychology

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Programs in applied psychology are designed for students who want to learn about the practical side of psychology. They can gain key skills and knowledge of different types of methods that may be used to help people improve their mental health.

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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 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.... [-]


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... [-]