Individuals wishing to advance their level of knowledge and expertise in the diverse field of psychology can earn a quality Master of Arts in Psychology entirely online at our University.
This rigorous program blends scientific principles, academic research, and applicable skills that are sought by industry professionals. Students learn classical and fundamental schools of thought and they gain contemporary insight into the workings of the human mind by exploring developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology. Students interact with peers and instructors who share their same passion for psychology and for enhancing human mental health and well-being.
Whether you’re new or you’re currently working in the fields of psychology, counseling, law, human services, education or organizational development, this online graduate program offers foundational knowledge of complex human interactions and behaviors.
Our University’s Master of Arts in Psychology online degree is also ideal for working professionals seeking a foundational graduate-level degree in preparation for obtaining a terminal degree related to psychology. In addition, students interact with experienced scholar-practitioners, many who are leaders in their profession and teach theoretical and relevant principles of psychology used in practice today.
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The University’s M.A. in Psychology has been awarded a Best Buy award from GetEducated.com. Degrees are ranked by analyzing tuition and fees at regionally accredited distance universities in the U.S.
The following program details are intended to help you make an informed decision about the university that's right for you.
|2011-2012 Program Completion Rate|
|Normal time to completion for full-time student||2 years|
|Graduates who completed in this time1||0%|
|Tuition & Fees as of January 1, 2013||Median Loan Debt of 2011-2012 Graduates|
(before any awarded transfer credit)
|Technology fee2||$50||Private educational loans||$0|
|Transfer Credit Evaluation fee3 |
|$50||Institution financing plan||$0|
|Books and supplies5||$2,052|
|On-campus room and board||Not applicable|
1 Data may be “not available” if the program has no graduates during reporting period or if it has not been in existence the normal time for completion. If 0%, then graduates in the reporting period took longer than the average time, usually because they were part-time students. 91% of our students are working adults and do not take a full-time course load.
2 A $50 Technology Fee will be charged for all future undergraduate and graduate level course registrations, including audited courses. The fee is not applicable for Comprehensive Exam courses. An APUS grant will cover the fee for Active Duty Military, Reservists, National Guard, Vocational Rehabilitation (VOCA), VA and VA Chapter 33 students, and anyone using military tuition assistance (TA).
3 Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee waived for all United States Active Duty Military, Guard, and Reserve personnel.
4 If a comprehensive exam is required to complete your program of study there will be an additional fee of $250. This fee covers the cost of exam supplies and materials.
5 Cost for books and supplies is based on an average for the courses within this degree program. Students must obtain their own software when required for a course or program.
6 This figure does not include PLUS loans or TEACH grants converted to Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans.
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American Public University System (APUS) makes no representation or guarantee that successful completion of an APUS program or coursework will result in employment within a particular field. Many employers take into account various criteria, in addition to education, when determining eligibility for employment. To assist our students in their career search, the APUS Office of Career Services provides students and alumni a variety of tools, resources, information, and guidance to assist them as they pursue their life goals.