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24 Masters Programs in Child Psychology

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

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University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. W ... +

This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. We have particular expertise in quantitative research methods, and our course would suit those from a Science background. Students can specialise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Psychology in their choice of optional courses and dissertation. In addition, graduates from the MSc will gain a range of generic intellectual and practical skills, including initiative, self-reliance, critical ability, data science, collaboration, communicating research and presentation skills, which are easily adaptable to the needs of the labour market. Training in psychological research methods and project work will be included in the programme. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

In the Master’s programme Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice.

In the Master’s programme Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands +9 More

The aim of this programme is to promote the scientific development of young academics on the path to becoming independent researchers within education and child studies and re ... +

The aim of this programme is to promote the scientific development of young academics on the path to becoming independent researchers within education and child studies and related disciplines. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)
Belfast, United Kingdom

Childhood adversity refers to factors extrinsic to the child such as growing up in contexts of parental psychopathology, economic deprivation and community conflict. Psycholog ... +

Childhood adversity refers to factors extrinsic to the child such as growing up in contexts of parental psychopathology, economic deprivation and community conflict. Psychological, educational and behavioural outcomes of adversity will be explored as well as the predictors, mediators and moderators of outcome. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development's Master of Arts in Child Study and Human Development provides students with a strong theoretical foundation ... +

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development's Master of Arts in Child Study and Human Development provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in child development, coursework in an area of specialization, research skills, and applied opportunities and fieldwork that prepare students for a career that directly impacts the lives of children, youth and families. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Pittsburgh, USA

The MS in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) builds the skills you’ll need to address the diverse needs of children, youth, and families across multiple settings, includin ... +

The MS in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) builds the skills you’ll need to address the diverse needs of children, youth, and families across multiple settings, including community-based organizations, schools, hospitals, advocacy organizations, residential treatment programs, out-of-school programs, and service agencies. This rigorous four-semester program blends challenging coursework with community-based practice making graduates stand out in the job field. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Aucal Business School
Getafe, Spain

The Official Master's Degree in Educational Guidance and Psychopedagogical Intervention provides the necessary skills to be able to work as a school counselor and advisor and ... +

The Official Master's Degree in Educational Guidance and Psychopedagogical Intervention provides the necessary skills to be able to work as a school counselor and advisor and help students with difficulties to improve their studies and acquire the necessary skills for their development. It will also be possible to acquire the necessary skills to guide students towards those studies or professional opportunities that are more in line with their abilities. This University Master's Degree in Psychopedagogy employment possibilities in the context of permanent education, both in the public and private sectors, insofar as it enables the performance of various functions in the broad field of education and guidance. -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of Suffolk
Ipswich, United Kingdom

MA Childhood Studies is a taught Masters programme which takes an informed and critical approach to the academic study of childhood studies. This programme would be of interes ... +

MA Childhood Studies is a taught Masters programme which takes an informed and critical approach to the academic study of childhood studies. This programme would be of interest to undergraduates looking to progress to the postgraduate level and professionals interested in specialised or advanced study of childhood. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Dundee, United Kingdom

With a focus on infant and child development, the course addresses a comprehensive range of topics surrounding typical and atypical development. Different theoretical approach ... +

With a focus on infant and child development, the course addresses a comprehensive range of topics surrounding typical and atypical development. Different theoretical approaches to development will be explored together with consideration of comparative and cross-cultural approaches. You will be taught by academic staff at the forefront of psychological research and conduct a dissertation under their supervision. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Florida State University - Department of Family and Child Sciences
Tallahassee, USA

The Department of Family and Child Sciences (FCS) offers a Master’s in Family and Child Sciences. The degree advances students for careers in higher education, government agen ... +

The Department of Family and Child Sciences (FCS) offers a Master’s in Family and Child Sciences. The degree advances students for careers in higher education, government agencies, and businesses in the private sector. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Jönköping University
Jönköping, Sweden

The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood is an interdisciplinary education focusing on effective interventions for children in need of support — beyond what is normal ... +

The Master’s programme Interventions in Childhood is an interdisciplinary education focusing on effective interventions for children in need of support — beyond what is normally provided to all children. -
MSc
Full-time
English
23 Aug 2021
Campus
 
National University Of Rosario (Universidad Nacional Del Rosario)
Rosario, Argentina

The Master's degree in Psychoanalytic Clinic with Children will allow the graduate to obtain a solid formation around the fundamental problems of the psychoanalytic clinic, me ... +

The Master's degree in Psychoanalytic Clinic with Children will allow the graduate to obtain a solid formation around the fundamental problems of the psychoanalytic clinic, metapsychology and research in the conceptual order of psychoanalysis. It is oriented to the deep knowledge of the theoretical and methodological foundations of the psychoanalytic clinic with children. In this sense, the graduate will have a critical attitude that positions him responsibly in the task of the researcher in exchange with various disciplines around infancy and childhood. It is an academic title that does not qualify for professional work. -
MSc
Spanish (Argentina)
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Alabama A&M University College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences
Huntsville, USA

The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree program provides opportunities to acquire knowledge in counselling and assessment skills to help people solve problems of ... +

The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree program provides opportunities to acquire knowledge in counselling and assessment skills to help people solve problems of living in a multicultural global society. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Concordia University and John Molson School of Business
Montreal, Canada

The MA in Child Studies investigates child cognition, emotion, social functioning, language, literacy, numeracy, moral development, special needs learners, and play. Education ... +

The MA in Child Studies investigates child cognition, emotion, social functioning, language, literacy, numeracy, moral development, special needs learners, and play. Education researchers also consider the critical role that families, peers, teachers, schools, inclusive practices, communities and culture play in development. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
California State University San Bernardino College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
San Bernardino, USA

The Master of Arts in Child Development is a 51-unit, evening program designed to provide students with an in-depth background in child growth and development. This program is ... +

The Master of Arts in Child Development is a 51-unit, evening program designed to provide students with an in-depth background in child growth and development. This program is targeted to students wishing to continue their studies at the graduate level in child and human development, for those currently in careers relating to children and families (e.g., early childhood education, elementary education, special education, or social service professionals), for those wishing to teach early childhood courses at a community college, and for those who plan to pursue doctoral-level studies in related fields such as child/human development, child and family studies, developmental psychology, and clinical/counseling psychology. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus