Online Master of Psychology Program Highlights
The online master’s in psychology program can be defined as the gateway to understanding human behavior and the foundational practices that accompany the psychology vocation. You will gain a deeper understanding of psychological diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.
The online master's programs offer cohort start dates every year in spring, summer, fall, and winter. The submit deadline for the summer cohort is Friday, May 8.
The program’s 36–48 units can be completed in 18 to 24 months depending on your chosen time frame. After you’ve completed the program, you will be ready to pursue a variety of careers in the field of psychology in a range of professional settings.
The online Master of Arts in Psychology program gives you a broad understanding of human behavior and the fundamental principles of the psychology field. Structured by a clinical framework, the program will expose you to essential psychological theory and practice through online classes and course work.
Whether you want to enter the human services field, advance your career in a related field, or pursue doctoral study in psychology, you will be prepared to apply your psychological expertise to your next professional or academic endeavor.
The online master’s in psychology is available to students across the US.
Online Master’s in Psychology Curriculum Overview
Our online master’s in psychology curriculum teaches you core psychological concepts and introduces you to the theories clinical practitioners apply in real-world situations. As a student, you will explore mental and emotional disorders, conduct research, and evaluate methods as you learn how psychological principles can be used to assess personality and intelligence.
The curriculum is designed to address a wide range of practical and clinically oriented subject materials brought to life within the virtual classroom platform. You will have the opportunity to select multiple electives, allowing you to customize your plan of study to focus on the topics and areas that most interest you.
Online Psychology Program Courses
Pepperdine’s online content and course work reflects the academic complexity and reputation of the on-campus option. Courses will introduce you to a range of psychotherapy techniques while providing insight into topics such as multicultural counseling and career development.
Students will complete five foundation courses, nine core courses, and choose two elective courses. Here is a sample of courses you will study in the online Master of Arts in Psychology program:
- Career development theory techniques
- Techniques of counseling and psychotherapy
- Advanced research and scholarly writing
- Clinical interventions with children, adults, and adolescents
Foundation courses are offered as part of the master’s program and may be waived if you have earned a “B” or better in classes covering the required course work within the past seven years.
About the School
Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) provides innovative academic programs dedicated to building scholar-practitioners through hands-on learning. We shape individua ... Read More