32 Master Degrees in Psychology 2020

After earning a bachelor’s degree, some students may choose to pursue a master’s degree. This advanced degree is typically earned within two to four years and can help students seek higher-paying careers. A master’s is designed to provide a more intensive educational experience. What is a Master in Psychology? Psychology is a complex study of human behaviors and the feelings and… Read more

After earning a bachelor’s degree, some students may choose to pursue a master’s degree. This advanced degree is typically earned within two to four years and can help students seek higher-paying careers. A master’s is designed to provide a more intensive educational experience.

What is a Master in Psychology? Psychology is a complex study of human behaviors and the feelings and thoughts behind them. The goal of this type of degree program is to provide students with a critical exploration of psychology by studying core theories, applied research and statistical analysis within this field. Many programs incorporate theoretical and developmental psychology topics to develop a well-rounded foundational curriculum.

Earning an advanced degree in psychology can help students learn useful skills for future employment and other areas of life. Graduates in this field can receive valuable practice in research and evaluation skills. Combined with a tendency for strong communication, these traits may impress numerous employers and professionals.

Many universities require students to pay tuition per credit; however, some may offer blocked tuition rates or other payment options. The length of the degree program, the type of school and the location can all determine the cost of earning a master’s degree.

Careers in psychology are increasingly diverse, and there is a growing need for professionals with an advanced educational background. With a graduate degree in psychology, students can pursue jobs as behavioral counselors, practicing psychologists, rehabilitations specialists, child protection workers, social workers, and others in related industries. Many careers in psychology require proper licensure or certification, and these can vary depending on geographical location.

Universities around the world offer a variety of master’s degrees in a multitude of subjects so you can study from home or abroad. Many of these universities accommodate part-time learning and offer online courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
San Francisco, USA

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating soci ... +

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program is ideal for students who want a broad, in-depth knowledge base in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills. Courses are practice-oriented and applied skills are emphasized. Dual degree students graduate with the knowledge to design, implement, and lead evidence-based health care and community programs. -
Master MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg, Russia

The Master’s program "Cognitive Neuroscience" aims to prepare highly qualified specialists in the field of studying the brain and cognitive processes. The program comprises fu ... +

The Master’s program "Cognitive Neuroscience" aims to prepare highly qualified specialists in the field of studying the brain and cognitive processes. The program comprises fundamental theoretical training in the field of brain research and neurocognitive processes: neurology, neuropsychology, principles of neuroscience, neurocognitive development of children, methods of brain research, and approaches to neurorehabilitation. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
St Cloud State University
St. Cloud, USA

As a student of Applied Behavior Analysis, you will receive advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis with specialization in autism spectrum disorders, ... +

As a student of Applied Behavior Analysis, you will receive advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis with specialization in autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, community integration strategies, program evaluation and organizational development and staff training and development. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Milan, Italy

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Communication of Università Della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Ps ... +

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Communication of Università Della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a joint Master programme in Cognitive Psychology with an interdisciplinary training in neuroscience, health communication and management. The program focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and those of communication applied to the context of health. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA +3 More

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship ... +

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove, Australia

The Master of Clinical Psychology builds upon the latest psychotherapy process and outcome research findings and uses an integrative approach to training students in the asses ... +

The Master of Clinical Psychology builds upon the latest psychotherapy process and outcome research findings and uses an integrative approach to training students in the assessment and treatment of mental health problems and disorders. This approach assists students to develop a flexible and client-focused approach to practice, consistent with contemporary standards for evidence-based practice in clinical psychology. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include c ... +

The Master program in Health Sciences aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. Specializations include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health epidemiology, medical psychology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom +1 More

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play.

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

This program involves different scientific fields of natural sciences, technological sciences, and humanities as well. The focus of investigations is on the phenomena of cogni ... +

This program involves different scientific fields of natural sciences, technological sciences, and humanities as well. The focus of investigations is on the phenomena of cognition - perception, attention, memory, reasoning, thinking, and behavior - from an interdisciplinary perspective: Anthropology, Artificial Intelligence, Biology, Linguistics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Psychology have contributed to its development as core disciplines. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

The Master in Family Therapy responds to the need of health professionals who want rigorous and advanced training in the family environment, addressing the present, globalized ... +

The Master in Family Therapy responds to the need of health professionals who want rigorous and advanced training in the family environment, addressing the present, globalized and diverse reality of today's families. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio, USA

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in ... +

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Fac ... +

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a Master degree program in cognitive psychology with an interdisciplinary training in psychology, neuroscience, health communication, organizational behavior, and management. A central goal of this program is to familiarize students with the latest research and practice in these areas of research and help them translate and apply this knowledge in many different working environments including health psychology, communication, management, and marketing. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
ALP Akademisches Lehrinstitut für Psychologie
Lübeck, Germany

short Master ++ online ++ no campus presence ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine The content and structure of the Master's program support an evidence-based u ... +

short Master ++ online ++ no campus presence ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine The content and structure of the Master's program support an evidence-based understanding of Psychological Medicine. Starting from the introduction to the fundamentals about the program, Psychological Medicine contents and competences are systematically imparted, whereby successive modules aim to analytically tie in with the knowledge acquired in the previous module so that they can be integrated for the understanding of the following module. Depending on professional requirements and areas of responsibility, students develop a sound theoretical basis and associated skills in the field of Psychological Medicine and Complementary Medicine. Students are enrolled at the London Metropolitan University. Degree: Master of Science/ MSc Psychological Medicine / Mental Health -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
15 Jun 2020
Online
 
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

How does mental wellbeing have an impact on physical health and vice versa? If you’re driven and motivated to find answers to questions such as this, our forward-thinking Brit ... +

How does mental wellbeing have an impact on physical health and vice versa? If you’re driven and motivated to find answers to questions such as this, our forward-thinking British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited MSc in Health Psychology could be the postgraduate course you’ve been searching for. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology is a unique program that connects clinical, public health and psychosocial theory with methodological knowledge. We are a sma ... +

The MSc in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology is a unique program that connects clinical, public health and psychosocial theory with methodological knowledge. We are a small-scale program, that will be focused on your individual development, and where you will have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in a research topic of your own choice. In a multidisciplinary environment, you will learn to use innovative techniques to resolve contemporary health issues, pioneering in research side by side top-researchers of the University Medical Center Groningen. It is also possible to obtain a Ph.D. position after you finish your studies. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 

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