Option in Research Psychology


University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Type

Master's programs

Location

North America

United States

Location

United States

Type

Master's programs


Earn your Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology with a Research Psychology focus. The program combines coursework in basic areas of psychology with research skill objectives, such as critically analyzing research, conducting literature reviews, and conducting statistical analysis. Research Psychology opens doors to a number of career opportunities such as consumer and product marketing research for corporations, user-experience research for tech companies, research positions in hospitals and institutes, and more. For those interested in academic careers, this MA is particularly strong in preparing students for doctoral work in psychology. This program provides close interaction between faculty and students, both in the classroom and in the laboratory. Faculty have a broad range of research interest areas and are willing to consider student proposals for a specific interest area. Generally this is a two-year, 36-credit program on a full-time basis. Students who wish to attend part-time will be considered.