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  • Prepare for a Rewarding Career in Psychology

    Earning a Master's degree in psychology at NU enables students to pursue advanced study that can lead to careers in the helping professions, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. The program also provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for doctoral-level study. 

    In NU’s online PhD in Psychology, you’ll be prepared to excel in your profession with applied learning in case studies, scenarios, vignettes, and real-life situations. You’ll gain a wealth of experience from your paired mentoring professors in NU’s PhD-PSY program.

    Choose from the following programs:

    • Master of Arts in Psychology - General Psychology
    • Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology
    • Master of Science in Educational Psychology
    • Master of Science in Forensic Psychology
    • Master of Science in Health Psychology
    • Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Master of Science in Sport Psychology
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

    Continue your education entirely online without putting your career on hold. We also have helpful online resources and weekly start dates to offer you the flexibility you need to successfully reach graduation day.

  • Why Choose NU?

    National University offers a holistic approach to student support, well-being, and success, called “Whole Human Education.” It means we’ll be with you side-by-side, every step of the way, helping break any barriers you face in achieving your education.

    We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable, higher education to adult learners.

    Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 200,000 alumni worldwide.

    We customize education plans that include adaptive instruction, holistic student support, and competency-based credentialing. At NU, you’ll be better positioned to stay on track and accomplish your specific academic goals.

  • Student Testimonials

    Here are some testimonials from graduates who have experienced success firsthand as a result of earning a degree from National University:

    “Earning my associate, bachelor’s, and master’s from NU has increased not only my writing abilities, knowledge, and professional network, but it allowed me to become more competitive for promotions.”
    LaGarian S.,
    Class of 2018, Military Servicemember

    “My education at National has opened up more opportunities that I didn’t have before. It has challenged me to complete assignments while still being employed full time.”
    Jasmine Q.,
    Class of 2019

    “I have successfully been hired by a company for my dream position.”
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    Class of 2019


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