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Career Possibilities with a Masters in Psychology


When you pursue and then earn an online master's of psychology degree, you may be well prepared for a broad range of rewarding careers within the counseling and research disciplines. Your graduate degree in psychology may lead to a clinical practice helping a diverse population including adults, children, and seniors. Or, if you choose, you may remain in the academic field, teaching counseling or pursuing a PhD degree in psychology.

Demand for Counselors and Psychologists

Most jobs in the field may require candidates to hold the minimum of a master's of psychology degree, while others may require professional licensing.

Job applicants holding a master's of psychology degree may find positions in private counseling practice, in educational or research facilities, with federal, state, and local human service and counseling agencies. Many may also work as school counselors for elementary, middle, and high school students, or as social workers serving at-risk, aging, or developmentally disabled populations.

Internships--A Foot in the Counseling Door

A self-paced, flexible online master's of psychology degree program may enable students in the major to take internships with counseling and human service agencies, giving them exceptional experience as well as an opportunity to evaluate the range of counseling fields available to graduates.

The BLS reports that jobs for counselors may grow faster than the average for all occupations over the coming years, particularly in the fields of substance abuse, rehabilitation, and behavior disorder counseling.

Online Master's Degree in Psychology Programs


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Liberty University

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Sacred Heart University - Online

Sacred Heart University offer signature humanistic core principles and degree programs offering interactive learning, personal attention, small classes, and rigorous academics.

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Ashford University

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Argosy University

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.


Northcentral University

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Master of Science in Health Psychology
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  • Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology
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Keiser University Graduate School

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career 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.

  • PhD in Psychology
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Antioch University

Antioch University is a private, non-profit institution focused on empowering students with the education they need to make a difference.


Post University Online

At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

  • M.S. in Human Services - Clinical Counseling
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Our Lady of the Lake University

Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, we have developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.


California University of Pennsylvania

Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017


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