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35 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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Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The Master's Degree in Psychology of Social Intervention has a professional character of 90 ECTS. Given the prospective employment for the third sector and the social enterpri ... +

The Master's Degree in Psychology of Social Intervention has a professional character of 90 ECTS. Given the prospective employment for the third sector and the social enterprise and the legal recognition of professional work, this training constitutes one of the booming sources of employment for the coming decades, including professionals not only in the field of public administration (social services, shelters, penitentiary institutions, etc.) but in that of private entities (Red Cross, foundations, associations, etc.). -
Master
Full-time
18 months
Spanish
Sep 2020
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
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

This Official Master, with teaching experience since the 2006/2007 academic year, offers a specialized training program both in the field of psychopharmacology and drug addict ... +

This Official Master, with teaching experience since the 2006/2007 academic year, offers a specialized training program both in the field of psychopharmacology and drug addiction and from a clinical or investigative point of view. The center responsible for it is the Faculty of Psychology, although according to its multidisciplinary profile, teaching is also taught from the Faculties of Medicine and Education. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
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
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
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
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
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research me ... +

The MSc in Health Psychology starts students on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist and provides training in the applications of psychological theory and research methods. -
MSc
Full-time
English
14 Sep 2020
Campus
Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

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
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 Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For ... +

Health Psychologists promote healthier lifestyles. They try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health and also to improve the healthcare system as a whole. For example, helping people to lose weight or stop smoking, or advising doctors on better ways to communicate with their patients -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Campus
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behaviour? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, at ... +

Are you interested in the relationship between the brain and behaviour? As a neuropsychologist, you will study psychological functions such as perception, memory, language, attention, emotion and motor skills. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Maastricht, Netherlands

This specialisation provides you with a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised ... +

This specialisation provides you with a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. You will have interactions with industry and regulatory agencies. The overarching theme is the pipeline of drug research & development from design of the molecule to its applications in healthcare settings. -
Master
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus
University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
San Francisco, USA

The Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH) at USF prepares you to address disparities in the current health care delivery system. As a student in our program, you will ... +

The Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH) at USF prepares you to address disparities in the current health care delivery system. As a student in our program, you will examine the intersection of social, physical and psychological factors that impact health and well-being. Through inter-disciplinary classes, fieldwork experiences, and a capstone project, you learn psychosocial interventions as well as tools for planning, managing and evaluating community-based programs and services. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus

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