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50 Master Degrees in Psychology 2021

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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South University
Savannah , USA +5 More

South University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is designed for those interested in helping people in need. Coursework for this degree in ... +

South University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is designed for those interested in helping people in need. Coursework for this degree includes a comprehensive curriculum of theories, principles, and dynamic applications in the field, training in effective assessment and treatment practices, an understanding of the significance of research in the field, and competence in ethical, legal, and professional standards. Our goal is to enable you to achieve the eligibility criteria to become licensed in your campus state and certified as a National Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors. -
MA
Full-time
30 months
English
Sep 2021
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
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston , USA

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to empower you to adopt an array of theoretical and practical counse ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to empower you to adopt an array of theoretical and practical counseling methods. The flexible and fully online format will prepare you to engage with diverse populations seeking help with their mental health. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Online
 

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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
Campus
 
University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Liverpool , United Kingdom

Learn how to improve others’ wellbeing through behaviour change interventions. Through this programme, you will gain the knowledge required to encourage behavioural change in ... +

Learn how to improve others’ wellbeing through behaviour change interventions. Through this programme, you will gain the knowledge required to encourage behavioural change in people with illness, long term health conditions or looking to improve their physical wellbeing. -
MSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
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
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

In the Master’s programme Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice.

In the Master’s programme Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of developmental psychology in clinical practice. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
AIHE Academic Institute for Higher Education GmbH
Lübeck , Germany

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for cur ... +

short Master ++ online ++ 100% distance learning ++ 1 year ++ Mental Health ++ Complementary Medicine++possible without first degree The Master’s Programme is designed for current and prospective professionals in health care. 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 MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Feb 2021
15 Dec 2020
Online
 
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 2021
01 May 2021
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
 
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 2021
30 Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Southern Cross University (Online)
Australia Online , Australia

There is a growing need in our healthcare system for highly skilled professionals who understand the complexities of mental health and can offer well-informed mental health cl ... +

There is a growing need in our healthcare system for highly skilled professionals who understand the complexities of mental health and can offer well-informed mental health clinical interventions. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Swansea University
Swansea , United Kingdom

Our Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthc ... +

Our Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health will equip you with a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology within healthcare settings, preparing you for professional clinical training at the doctoral level. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
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
Campus
 
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
 

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