Psychology (M.S.)

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The Department of Psychology offers a Master of Science in Psychology with a concentrations in Developmental Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology. The program will equip students with research skills to solve real-world problems, add knowledge to the social scientific community, and glorify God in the process.


Academics

Core Classes

  • PSYC 510: Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology I
  • PSYC 512: Advanced Social Psychology
  • PSYC 515: Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology II
  • PSYC 520: Psychology and Christianity
  • PSYC 575: Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 690: Master’s Thesis

Concentrations

Career Opportunities

Developmental

  • Community/junior college instructors
  • Prepare for Ph.D. (teaching, research)
  • Service coordinator: Assess, evaluate, treat, and advocate for those with developmental disabilities
  • Research/data analyst (research/assessment in government, education, private companies)
  • Program coordinator/director
  • Program development/evaluation (prevention/intervention programs)
    • Child (reading, math, character, socioemotional, violence, adoption, bullying, etc.)
    • Adolescent (similar to child)
    • Older adults (physical, cognitive, socioemotional)

Industrial Organizational

  • Workforce insights Analyst/Manager
  • Evaluation and Assessment Manager
  • HR Organizational Development Specialist
  • Test and Measures Specialist