Students looking to not only grow their understanding of the world around them but also open new doors for their career might consider a Master of Arts in Psychology degree.

What Can I Do with a Master’s Degree in Psychology?

Although the name may imply a narrow market of opportunity for jobs, that simply isn’t the case. A degree in psychology can help you in multiple fields of study, especially those that involve working with and helping people. 

Benefits of Getting a Master’s in Psychology

There are multiple reasons why getting a master’s degree in psychology is worth it. Not only can you grow your knowledge on the subject matter and hone your skills in your practice area, there is also the opportunity for personal growth and learning more about yourself. 

Going back to school for your master’s degree also offers you ample opportunity to expand your network and join professional circles. Linking with other psychology students could be the connection you need to find and land your dream job. Find out what life as a psychology student is like, and if it’s a fit for you.

Most importantly, a master’s degree in psychology may offer increased job opportunities. Stand out in interviews not only by having a master’s degree, but by exemplifying the experiences the program has given you, demonstrating leadership, emotional intelligence, and an understanding of what motivates people.

What Potential Careers Can You Get with a Psychology Degree?

There are multiple career fields and industries that a master’s in psychology can open the doors to. Here are just a few different directions that your master’s in psychology degree can take you:

  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Adoption Services Manager
  • Community Services Director
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Psychology Teacher, Post-secondary
  • Human Services
  • Education
  • Business
  • Research
  • Community Colleges

For more information on careers in this occupational field, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Online Master’s in Psychology at UAGC

The Master of Arts in Psychology degree program at the University of Arizona Global Campus offers you an opportunity to explore the mind and expand your horizons. By completing your master’s degree online, you will be prepared and equipped to do the following:

  • Analyze the major concepts, theories, methodologies, and historical trends in psychology  
  • Integrate psychological theory and research
  • Explain psychological concepts effectively using the professional standards of the discipline  
  • Apply ethical principles and standards of psychology to academic and professional activities  

Take on one course at a time, each lasting six weeks, with 24/7 support available. By getting your degree online, you have the flexibility you need to study and grow your career while maintaining your current lifestyle, needs, and job.

The University of Arizona Global Campus  also offers faculty support unlike any other, helping make your time as a student that much more impactful and enjoyable. Our faculty has real-world experience, bringing the most important lessons and tactics from the industry into the classroom.  

Have additional questions related to an MA in Psychology? Talk to a Global Campus advisor who can help provide additional details on each program.

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