Online Master of Science in Psychology
Arizona State University’s 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 in this program, you’ll learn about the many roles filled by psychologists through a curriculum emphasizing cognitive, developmental, physiological and social psychology.
Next start date: 10/11/2023
Total classes: 12
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 36
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Earn your online master’s in psychology from an accredited university
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 ASU Online’s 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 provides you with 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 and develop valuable experience that can be applied to a variety of careers.
Careers with a master's in psychology
This online master’s in psychology 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. This degree may be right for you if you’re already working or wanting to work in the fields of mental health, nonprofit, marketing or research.
It’s important to note that this program doesn’t train individuals for a career as a counselor 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.
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 aren’t limited to:
How to apply
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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of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.