MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY COMPETENCY-BASED
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL-ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
BLS CATEGORY: Management Analysts
JOB GROWTH: 11%
Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for management analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.
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MS in Psychology, 2022
1 This is a university-wide ratio. the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences student-faculty ratio may vary.
Depending on which degree option you’re pursuing and how many eligible credits you can transfer toward your program, you could complete a master’s psychology degree in 18 months. Our self-paced competency-based master’s in psychology allows you to complete your degree sooner depending on how many courses you take each term, but you must meet eligibility requirements to enroll.
A master’s degree in psychology can prepare you for a range of employment opportunities focused on improving the lives of people. Potential job titles you can pursue with a master’s psychology degree include psychology instructor, compliance manager, employee relations manager, human resources operations manager, management consultant and more.
Yes! University of Phoenix is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) since 1978. Plus, the courses for our Master of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology programs are aligned to the education standards set by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Both of our master’s psychology degrees are built around skills employers want. We worked with labor market researchers to align career-relevant skills with our programs to ensure you’re able to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework. These in-demand skills can impact your career from the start.
You may be able to transfer eligible credits to our traditional online master’s degree program if the university or college you attended is accredited. If you apply for our Master of Psychology competency-based program, you may be able to leverage your relevant work experience to earn your master’s degree faster and for less cost. Speak with an enrollment representative to start the process of evaluation by the University to see if your prior college credits can apply to your program and to request your transcripts.