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Graduate Psychology Degrees

Our master’s in psychology programs create new possibilities.

Improving people’s lives is the essence of psychology. At the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, we train skilled psychologists to be both scholars and practitioners. We ensure that our programs address the current and future needs of society, and we foster the critical reasoning skills and empathy that are critical for success in psychology.

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Psychology Master’s Degree Programs

MA in Psychology

Advance your understanding of psychology as profession that evaluates, prevents and treats psychological problems.

» Explore general psychology

MA in School Psychology

Develop the expertise to evaluate children’s learning and behavior patterns and to consult with parents and teachers

» Explore school psychology

MA in Mental Health Counseling

Prepare to provide mental health care directly to clients in a variety of settings.

» Explore mental health counseling


optional concentrations

Substance Abuse Counseling

Available to students in the MA in General Psychology and Mental Health Counseling programs.

» Focus on chemical dependency

Human Resource Management

Available to students in the MA in General Psychology program.

» Focus on people in the workplace

Global Mental Health Counseling

Available to students in the MA in Mental Health Counseling program.

» Focus on mental health counseling

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Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
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