Master of Arts in Psychology


NCU offers a Master of Arts in Psychology degree program that can provide you with solid insight and knowledge into human behavior as you develop your critical thinking,writing and research skills to further analyze psychological principles and apply them to personal,social and organizational issues.

Northcentral University’s Master of Arts in Psychology program will help you deepen your ability to analyze psychological principles and apply them in your area of specialization and the field of psychology in general.In NCU’s online psychology master’s programs,you will be expected to think critically and apply your problem-solving and creative thinking skills to problems with behavioral,emotional and cognitive processes,while adhering to ethical principles in research and academics.

Career Potential*

  • Behavior Analyst
  • Clinical Case Manager
  • College Professor/Instructor
  • Family/School/General Social Worker
  • Medical Office/Practice Manager
  • Mental Health/Behavioral Counselor
  • Social/Human Services Manager
  • Youth Counselor/Worker
  • And many more, in public and private facilities of all different sizes!
*Positions may depend on specialization chosen and require additional experience, training and other factors beyond successfully completing this degree program. Some roles may also require state licensure, and it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all licensure requirements are met.


2 professionally relevant specializations
Total Credit Hours:30-36 Credit Hours*
Courses:10-12 Courses*
Recommended Completion Time:18 Months
Next Start Date:Every Monday
Classroom Size:One

*Some specializations within the Master of Arts in Psychology program are 30 credit hours.For full credit and course requirements,visit our course catalog

Note on Licensure: NCU’s psychology programs are not licensure programs and do not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.