Online Master of Science in Psychology
An online master’s in psychology is your gateway to understanding psychological theory and empirical research findings related to human behavior, cognition, emotion and attitudes. As a student, you’ll learn about the many roles filled by psychologists through a curriculum emphasizing cognitive, developmental, physiological and social psychology.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 36
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Can you get a master’s in psychology online?
Online learning is a valuable option for earning a master's degree in psychology. You can benefit from the flexibility and convenience that comes with completing an online master’s degree in psychology, while taking advantage of high educational standards. Tenured and tenure-track faculty oversee and lead the curriculum, resulting in a program that effectively builds advanced knowledge of psychology.
An emphasis on exploring contemporary issues in psychology in the program’s coursework means deep exposure to broadly relevant topics, while the opportunity to take electives empowers you to focus on areas important to your professional interests. You can expect to build research knowledge as well, developing valuable experience that can be applied to several careers.
Is an online master’s in psychology credible?
Online and in-person degrees from Arizona State University offer a high-quality educational experience, and there is no credibility gap between the two learning paths. While areas of focus differ between the two programs, all students earn the same master's degree in psychology. The online program emphasizes coursework, while the in-person program centers on independent study and research training. An online master’s in psychology can improve career prospects and broaden options.
It is important to note that this program does not train individuals for careers as a counseling or clinical psychologist.
Online master’s in psychology courses
The online psychology master's program features depth and customizability in coursework. Students can take classes that align with their specific interests in psychology. Featured core courses include:
Advanced Social Psychology
Capstone in General Psychology
Fundamentals of Quantitative Research
Professional Issues in Psychology
What can I do with an online master’s in psychology?
As a graduate with a master's degree in psychology, you may go on to work in many nonprofit, private and public sector roles, or pursue additional graduate education. The deep understanding of human thought and behavior you develop is broadly applicable. Career field examples include, but are not limited to:
Online master’s in psychology admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Science in psychology program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.
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