The Master of Science in Psychology is a broad-based, general degree in psychology. The curriculum provides a comprehensive, global understanding of human behavior and focuses on a wide range of psychological theories and practice. In addition to exposing students to general psychology in such courses as social, developmental, and physiological psychology, this program focuses on practical skills related to data analysis, research and teaching.
The Master of Science in Psychology is a fully
online asynchronous 36 graduate-credit-hour program. Students will
progress through the program in cohorts of no more than 15
students, allowing for a more personalized and student-centered
experience. Students will take one course per eight-week
term. A unique feature of this program is the final Capstone
Project in which students choose an area of interest in the field
and engage in research design and analysis, emphasizing ethical
decision making and writing excellence. The completed Capstone
project will be an asset to the graduates when they are seeking
What can you do with a master’s degree
This degree can be applied to many fields: business, telecommunications, government, human resources, the military, non-profits and educational settings.
A graduate can pursue careers in management, data analysis, market and survey research, program evaluation, research analysis/project management, statistical consulting, human resources, assessment, training, and teaching at the high school or college level.
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