Master's in Applied Psychology in USA

Compare Masters Programs in Applied Psychology in USA 2019

Applied Psychology

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Applied psychology involves the use of psychological findings and methods to solve problems regarding behavior. Areas influenced by the application of this discipline include mental health, ergonomics, business management, education and law.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Master Programs in Applied Psychology in USA 2019

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Masters in Counseling and Psychology

Anna Maria College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2019 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.... [-]


MPS in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology

George Mason University Online
Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment USA Fairfax

HR and business pros learn the research, methodologies, and data analytics they need to systematically foster a culture of innovation — where each employee feels empowered and motivated to contribute new ideas, ignite change, and do their best work every day. [+]

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 ... [-]

MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2019 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.... [-]