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Master of Arts in Psychology

Explore the mind! Complete your Master of Arts in Psychology online. This graduate degree demonstrates your expertise at applying psychology to your work life.

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What you will learn

The Master of Arts in Psychology program guides you through an in-depth exploration of the discipline. At the core of the program is the generalist model, a conceptual framework that emphasizes an understanding of the processes that underlie human experience and behavior, as well as core knowledge, theories, and research in the field of psychology. Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Psychology degree program, you will be able to:  

  • Apply ethical principles and standards of psychology to academic and professional activities  
  • Explain psychological concepts effectively using the professional standards of the discipline  
  • Analyze the major concepts, theories, methodologies, and historical trends in psychology  
  • Evaluate the scientific merit of the professional literature in psychology  
  • Integrate psychological theory and research

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Your Courses in Psychology

Pursue your Master of Arts in Psychology. Take courses in developmental, social, and counseling psychology. Learn how to use psychological theories in any professional endeavor. You will also evaluate the scientific merit of psychological research and literature.

Major Course Requirements (36 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

MA in Psychology

Discover the Master of Arts in Psychology program. In this video, Dr. Jeral Kirwan, Assistant Professor and Program Chair for the MA in Psychology in the College of Health, human Services, and Science,explains what you can expect to learn during this master program and how it will prepare you for a rewarding career in psychology.

Careers in Psychology

When you graduate with your Master of Arts in Psychology, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and specialized knowledge are required. Take a look at your potential career options.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.