The importance of behavior as a factor in addressing social issues is becoming increasingly obvious. Radical transformations in globalization are having a discernible impact on the psychological well-being of individuals, communities and organizations worldwide.
The accredited Master of Science in Psychology online degree program at Southern New Hampshire University prepares you to become an important part of the diagnosis and solution for employers seeking to maximize an organization's performance. You'll deepen your understanding of research methods, cognitive psychology, social psychology, personality, learning theory and ethical practice while focusing on the real-world application of psychological research.
A goalkeeper has 0.08 of a second to make a decision on how to stop a penalty kick, Dr. Michael Hendery, SNHU’s psychology chairman, told former MLS player Calen Carr. Years of training plus split-second information processing can help pull out a win.
Our master's in psychology online degree program offers the flexibility to pair your psychology studies with the exploration of complementary disciplines. The eight-course core features classes in psychology research, measurement, ethics and more. The MS in Psychology degree culminates in a capstone and seminar, in which you'll integrate all you've learned into a faculty- and peer-reviewed project centered on a contemporary issue in psychology.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in psychology at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
The online master’s in Psychology degree program requires individuals to have earned a BA/BS in Psychology or a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and have completed undergraduate coursework in the following three areas:
For those who do not meet the minimum requirements, the following courses may be required:
This program does not prepare you for state licensure.
Our master's in psychology online degree program will position you to pursue doctoral-level coursework or a career in health services, criminal justice, education or human resources. Upon graduation, you’ll possess the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for affecting change within people and organizations.
While this online degree does not lead to any form of licensure, you'll graduate from SNHU with an understanding of psychological theory and methods applicable in a variety of nonprofit, corporate and education settings.
The MS in Psychology curriculum will provide you with a foundation in research methods, critical thinking, problem solving and applying theory to practical applications. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Student achievement data can be found on College Navigator.
*All concentrations associated with the program are also accredited through ACBSP.