ASU Online - Graduate Programs

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Psychology (MS)

ASU Online - Graduate Programs

Faculty:Humanities, Social and behavioral sciences
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Length:8 Week(s)


Online learning is a valuable option for earning a master's degree in psychology. You can benefit from the flexibility and convenience that comes with completing an online master’s degree in psychology, while taking advantage of high educational standards. Tenured and tenure-track faculty oversee and lead the curriculum, resulting in a program that effectively builds advanced knowledge of psychology.

An emphasis on exploring contemporary issues in psychology in the program’s coursework means deep exposure to broadly relevant topics, while the opportunity to take electives empowers you to focus on areas important to your professional interests. You can expect to build research knowledge as well, developing valuable experience that can be applied to several careers.


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    Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA in the last 60 hours of their bachelor's program. Alternatively, prospective students must have completed a minimum of six credit hours of graduate-level coursework from an accredited institution and achieved a 3.00 cumulative GPA. In certain cases, applicants earn admission with a GPA between 2.50 and 3.00, if they demonstrate an upward trend in GPA over time.

    All applicants must submit:
  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Personal statement.
  • Letters of recommendation.

    Additionally, applicants must share evidence of completed lower- or upper-division psychology coursework.
    For students applying to the Capstone Course option offered in the online delivery of the program, submission of GRE scores is recommended, but not required.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.

      Prospective students are eligible to apply for regular admission to the program for the fall 2021 start date if they provide both:
    • Evidence of one prerequisite course related to statistics or research methods.
    • Evidence of a relevant major or minor, such as anthropology, psychology, political science or sociology.

      For provisional admission to the program’s fall 2021 start date, applicants must provide one of the following:
    • Evidence of one prerequisite course related to statistics or research methods.
    • Evidence of a strong social science background and a relevant major, such as anthropology, psychology, political science or sociology.

      An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.
    • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on November 07, 2022