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Masters in General Psychology

With a wide range of potential career paths upon completion of a Masters in General Psychology, this could be an attractive option for anyone interested in human behavior and the research that goes into it. Any psychology program will offer not only classroom coursework, but also an emphasis on research methods and clinical trials that help shape the field. After obtaining a Master's degree in this field, students could then go on to practice psychology, or go onto a PhD program that is more research-oriented. There are a number of specialized areas of study that could be encompassed in this degree, including counseling, school psychology, or clinical psychology, to begin with. Many undertake a research project in their field of interest as part of their studies. 

Obtaining an online degree in psychology or a General Psychology Master’s Program has now been made more convenient than ever, with many traditional universities and colleges offering partial online coursework at the very least. Students find that they are able to receive the same high level of instruction without having to commit to a long commute. The cost of higher education has skyrocketed in the past few decades, which unfortunately has led to some students being shut out of the masters programs of their choice. However, the prevalence of more affordable online degrees makes financing much easier for many.

The career outlook for a student with a degree in this field is quite bright, as the healthcare industry is one of the fields that are always in need of qualified new professionals. Hospitals, small clinics, schools, and the corporate world have need of generalized psychologists, and some go into market research. The potential salary range that a psychologist could earn reflects this wide range of work settings. Basic entry level salaries for psychologists can range from anywhere from $50,000 to $71,400, according to the latest statistics from the US Bureau of Labor in 2008. This then can jump exponentially with further studies or experience. 

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            Master of Science in Psychology
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            Master of Arts in Psychology
            Founded in 1946 by Mr. R.G. LeTourneau, LeTourneau University is private, nondenominational Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the College of Engineering, Business and Technology; the College of Aviation & Aeronautical Science; the College of College of Education, Arts and Sciences; and the College of Health Sciences & Professional Studies. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online, allowing you to earn your degree without having to relocate. LeTourneau strives to engage learners, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. LeTourneau University has also recently been ranked one of the top 100 Online Colleges for 2017 by TheBestSchools.org.
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            M.S. Applied Behavior Analysis
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            M.S. in Psychology (online)

            Divine Mercy University (DMU) is a Catholic graduate school of psychology and counseling, founded in 1999 as the Institute for the Psychological Sciences.  The University is dedicated to the scientific study of psychology with a Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and the family.  The University offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctoral (Psy.D.) degrees in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Psychology and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

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            Master of Science in Psychology
            Keiser University Campus , Fort Lauderdale

            Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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            Master of Science in Health Psychology
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
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