Masters Programs in Applied Psychology

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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

University of Neuchâtel
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Neuchâtel

Acquiring an education and training in work and organizational psychology so as to understand and deal with various phenomena such as human interactions in the work place, effects of work-related factors on employees, and the attitudes and behaviors of individuals towards the organization. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Master in Psychology Master of Science in Psychology, Option in Work and Organizational Psychology Objectives Acquiring an education and training in work and organizational psychology so as to understand and deal with various phenomena such as human interactions in the work place, effects of work-related factors on employees, and the attitudes and behaviors of individuals towards the organization. The curriculum is based on critical thinking and the mastery of appropriate methods of analysis. Specific Assets High interactivity and the application of the most advanced didactic criteria Work in small groups and personalized tutoring Availability of the Professors Valuation of individual contributions Strong link between research and practice Possibilities to participate to international research collaborations Structure of the programme The education and training in work and organizational psychology consist of theoretical teachings, seminars, projects and other individual assignments: an internship and the writing of a Master’s thesis. Optional courses in different disciplines related to organizations (law, management, economics, career guidance) and methodological teachings complete the curriculum. This education and training programme focuses on psychological phenomena in relation to the work place through the study of three domains: Personnel psychology: the focus is on the relation between individuals and the organization, from the starting point of the selection process to the ending phase characterizing the relation between the individual and the organization. The important aspects are: recruitment, selection, career development, work performance, criteria used for evaluating appreciation, and equality of treatment. Work psychology: focuses on the effects of... [-]

Master in Social Psychology: Regulation of Social Behaviour (research)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

Become the best scientist and scholar that you can be! Our Master programme in Social Psychology takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding fundamental social psychological processes. The underlying idea is that new insights regarding human behaviour can be understood more completely by incorporating evolutionary, cognitive, and social structural perspectives into the study of diverse... [+]

Become the best scientist and scholar that you can be! Our Master programme in Social Psychology takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding fundamental social psychological processes. The underlying idea is that new insights regarding human behaviour can be understood more completely by incorporating evolutionary, cognitive, and social structural perspectives into the study of diverse social and psychological phenomena. Including self processes, interpersonal relations, and intra- and inter-group phenomena. Social psychology is therefore an important factor in countless situations and settings. STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME During the first year, courses focus on basic principles and advanced skills, including methods, statistics, and writing; you will also complete a group-based research project. The second year integrates this knowledge and places it in a broader, multidisciplinary context; you will complete two research projects and write a thesis as the culmination of your Master’s degree. Teaching takes place on a small scale in seminars, workshops, and individual mentorships. Our lecturers are internationally recognized in diverse fields. The programme features special facilities, including a dedicated research laboratory and a workstudy room, and has a truly international character: all teaching is in English, and more than half of our students come from outside the Netherlands. YOUR FUTURE CAREER As a social psychology graduate, you can work in college or university settings, in the private sector as a consultant, researcher, or manager, or in government and non-profit organizations, designing and evaluating policies and programmes in education, conflict resolution, environmental protection, etc. You can also pursue your studies to... [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster University Leiden
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Netherlands Leiden Austria Vienna China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 11 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... [-]

MSEd Educational Psychology

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2017 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 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 who use their master’s... [-]

Master's Degree In Psychology

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

The master's degree in educational psychology has been articulated around a series of transverse profile professional subjects and in two specialties of psychology intervention: a) special educational needs; b) educational improvement and inclusion. The response to diversity should be done from inclusive and intercultural educational models that provide strategies and skills to improve ... [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. The master's degree in educational psychology has been articulated around a series of transverse profile professional subjects and in two specialties of psychology intervention: a) special educational needs; b) educational improvement and inclusion. The answer to diversity should be done from inclusive and intercultural education models that provide strategies and skills to improve the socio contexts, avoiding exclusion and inequality by encouraging the participation and autonomy, cooperative work and management of the living from the plurality and equality. Coordination: Sales Help Ciges. Education deparment. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (September 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (September 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Health Master's Degree In General Psychology

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession General Health Psychologist, [+]

Program Description The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession Psychologist General Health, which allows graduates / graduates who own, develop their professional activity or self-employed in the sector sanitary. GOALS The Master in Psychology General Health's main objective is to prepare students as competent professionals in the field of Health Psychology, with a generic profile and training in the skills outlined in the guidelines themselves of the health profession: Psychologist General Health. This preparation involves the acquisition of professional skills assessment, intervention and acquisition of basic skills from a scientific perspective. The Master is designed as an advanced applied attitudinal training, and specialized in a body of conceptual knowledge, procedural, technical and enable professionals navigate the field of health psychology and practice. Through the contents of this Master it is also intended basic research training and applied to the field of health, as well as critical and reflective capacities that result in an improvement in their professional practice. It is intended that students acquire the necessary skills to tackle the various problems that may arise in the exercise of the profession of Psychologist General Health, being able to take the necessary autonomy to make decisions for themselves, making use of scientific resources and professional necessary for this purpose. Students must acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for conducting research, evaluations and psychological interventions on aspects of behavior and activity of the people who influence the promotion... [-]

Master in Work and Organizational Psychology

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius Estonia Tallinn + 2 more

The programme aims to contribute to the qualification of professionals and researchers in the field of Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology emphasizing a European approach and perspective. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. (joint study programme with Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia) Why this study programme? The programme aims to contribute to the qualification of professionals and researchers in the field of Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology emphasizing a European approach and perspective. The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists-consultants for organizations with deep explanatory and technological knowledge in work, personnel and organizations, able to implement diagnostic, instrument development and intervention skills for efficiency of the organization and the well-being of personnel. The programme implements the main guidelines developed by the EuroPsy model for the European Diploma of Psychology (EDP) supported by the European Federation of Psychology Association (EFPA). It also follows the Reference Model and Minimal Standards of the European Curriculum in WOP Psychology established by the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology Professors (ENOP). The programme is implemented by Mykolas Romeris University and Tallinn University of Technology (TUT), Tallinn, Estonia. Students spends the first semester at MRU, the second semester at TUT, the third semester at MRU or TUT and the last semester at MRU. After successful graduation, students receive double Master diplomas in Psychology. As the curriculum follows the requirements of European Federation of Psychology Association (EFPA), European Network of Work and Organizational Psychologists (ENOP) and as this is joint-degree programme, the awarded diploma will be recognized by European countries. Entry requirements University Undergraduate Degree (Bachelor) in Psychology. English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common... [-]

Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 48 months May 2017 Malaysia Kampar + 1 more

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impart effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems. [+]

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impart effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems. The programme will further prepare candidates to undertake high-level research activity and participate in real-life consultancy project in the field of Industrial & Organizational Psychology. The programme provides candidates with the opportunity to develop themselves as effective future leaders and Industrial & Organisational specialists/ psychologists/ consultants/ practitioners/ researchers. Benefits One of the few postgraduate degrees specialising in Industrial and Organisational Psychology in Malaysia Curriculum relevant to industry demand Learn from experienced and qualified facilitators Participate in real research activity/real consultancy in the field of IO Qualifications A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00; or Note: A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 (but not lower than 2.5) can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment by an independent review panel. A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in any field, and a minimum 45 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or its equivalent (covering all eight Knowledge Areas highlighted in pages 13 – 14 of Programme Standards: Psychology) with a minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in the prerequisites modules; or A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in any field, and a minimum 30 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or its... [-]

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) [-]

Masters In Support For People With Intellectual Or Developmental Disabilities And Their Families: Psychological Processes And Quality Of Personal And Family Life

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Títulos propios
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

Create opportunities for reflection and collaboration among researchers, professionals, people with DD and families to facilitate the advancement of scientific knowledge of the DD and the derivation and formalization of their theoretical and practical implications [+]

GOALS Train professionals in knowledge and attitudes needed to understand the psychological functioning of, and provide support to, individuals with DD and their families. Form in the current models of psychological explanation (on neurocognitive and psychosocial processes) that allow us to evaluate the strengths and functional limitations of people with DD in various contexts, and design interventions consistent with the scientific evidence that will result in their personal development and improving their quality of life. Form in the skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate appropriate systems and plans support each person with DD and his family, from an interdisciplinary perspective skills. Professionals provide theoretical and practical knowledge needed to plan, implement and evaluate work processes in line with new models of disability and family. Training in skills and attitudes consistent with the new perspective of collaboration between professional and family. Provide tools and intervention techniques that fit the needs and the new realities of individuals, families and society, which is meant to address. Promoting innovation and quality improvement in services that cater to individuals with DD and their families. Create opportunities for reflection, exchange and analysis of professional practice can promote improved quality of intervention with people with DD and their families. Create opportunities for reflection and collaboration among researchers, professionals, people with DD and families to facilitate the advancement of scientific knowledge of the DD and the derivation and formalization of their theoretical and practical implications general skills Following the completion of these studies Master, the student: It... [-]

Master of Science in Psychology

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Campus or Online Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 USA San Luis Obispo

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians trained to counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Graduates are often employed by County Mental Health, Social Services, and other inpatient and outpatient community mental health centers. Many graduates also build successful private practices. Fifteen percent of our graduates pursue doctoral studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. About the Program The Master of Science in Psychology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a 90-quarter unit professional degree program that fulfills the educational requirements for the state of California's Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program's mission is to provide the state of California with highly competent master-level clinicians trained to counsel individuals, couples, families, and groups in a multicultural society. Graduates are often employed by County Mental Health, Social Services, and other inpatient and outpatient community mental health centers. Many graduates also build successful private practices. Fifteen percent of our graduates pursue doctoral studies in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Psychology and Child Development Department faculty members coordinate the M.S. Program and regularly teach graduate classes. Some courses are taught by mental health professionals from the community. The M.S. faculty is diverse in terms of professional degrees, clinical training, cultural background, and gender. Graduate classes are small and students receive much individual attention in our on-campus practicum training clinic and community traineeship sites. There are approximately 40 fully matriculated students in Cal Poly's M.S. Psychology Program. Graduate courses are scheduled so that full-time students carrying 12-16 quarter units can secure their degree in two years. Many students take 2 ½-3 years to finish, however, because of the program's extensive clinical training. Student work, family, and other schedules may also make a longer timeline more feasible. Courses are held in the day and evening and are offered only once a year. Prerequisites The... [-]

Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Austria Vienna

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Psychology

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in the UK, and there are some state-of-the-art facilities that you could be using throughout your education. You will be able to work on studies, in labs, and conduct actual testing supervised by your professors. The UK is a fantastic place to come and study Psychology because they are on the forefront of psychological studies, using new technology and equipment. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in the UK, and there are some state-of-the-art facilities that you could be using throughout your education. You will be able to work on studies, in labs, and conduct actual testing supervised by your professors. The UK is a fantastic place to come and study Psychology because they are on the forefront of psychological studies, using new technology and equipment. As an undergraduate you can expect to find courses encompassing animal behavioral psychology, counseling, forensics and criminology, childhood studies, etc. The sky is really the limit on the combination or concentration you are looking for. You can also see sandwich courses, which means it will be a 4-year degree with a 1-year placement in your third year of study. Bournemouth, Brunel, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Leeds, Middlesex, Newcastle and Reading all offer some type of sandwich course. The sandwich courses are really invaluable for students who want to get experience outside the classroom, and apply their knowledge before they leave university. As a graduate from a UK university with a psychology degree, you will earn the Graduate Basis for Charted Membership (GBC), which is almost always a prerequisite for postgraduate study in Britain. As a postgraduate you are able to specialize in a type of psychology that really interests you such as behavioral psychology, criminology and forensics, or clinical psychology. All programs are 1 year long, and may include a placement or a chance to work with... [-]

Health Master's Degree In General Psychology

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

Through this Master the student will acquire advanced training in applied and a body of conceptual, procedural, technical and attitudinal skills that enable professionals to function in the field of health psychology; acquire knowledge and skills necessary to perform tasks of assessment and psychological intervention on the behavior of people who influence the promotion and improvement of health; acquire knowledge and skills needed to develop psychological research on human behavior in relation to improving health and develop a level of critical and reflective capacity needed to ensure continued progress in training and improvement of professional activity in the field of health psychology. [+]

This program enables Graduate regulated profession for General Health Psychologist. Through this Master the student will acquire advanced training in applied and a body of conceptual, procedural, technical and attitudinal skills that enable professionals to function in the field of health psychology; acquire knowledge and skills necessary to perform tasks of assessment and psychological intervention on the behavior of people who influence the promotion and improvement of health; acquire knowledge and skills needed to develop psychological research on human behavior in relation to improving health and develop a level of critical and reflective capacity needed to ensure continued progress in training and improvement of professional activity in the field of health psychology. Recommended profile The Master is offered for Graduates / Graduates in Psychology. Access and admission IT IS IMPORTANT make application for admission to the first deadline (March 1st to May 31, 2017), although they have not completed studies of access, because if demand is high, there will be a percentage of Másteres not to open the second term admissions. The application for admission can be performed without having completed studies access although they must be completed and requested the title before the last day of the registration period. Students who made the application for admission to Master studies unfinished access must include in the application the declaration of overcoming previous studies indicating the forecast date of completion thereof. specific access requirements and admission: Access Requirements: They can only access this Graduate persons who have obtained a degree in... [-]

Master Of Study Psychosocial Practices

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Applied Psychology. 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. Among the faculty expertise include: group facilitation and change management; autobiographical and self-study approach; reflexive approaches, perceptive and new practices; collective intelligence; intercultural merging of knowledge in action research; Research in the first person; transdisciplinary and spirituality. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted audience This program is for people engaged in psychosocial practice that can come from various specialized training and who may have different titles: consultant; development agent; adviser human resources; mediator; former; teacher; facilitator; accompanist; coordinator; lawyer; special educator; manager; community worker; psychoeducator; psychologist; psychotherapist; psychologist; social worker; coach; coach; relationship officer; Communications Officer; etc. Beyond their specialized initial training, all these people... [-]