A master's degree is a graduate degree awarded after a student successfully completes two to three years of study beyond the undergraduate degree. In some cases, before you apply to a master's program, you may have to take the GRE, or Graduate Record Examination, alongside another examination specifically for psychology students, called the 'GRE Psychology subject test'.
Some programs do not require a test score to gain admission. See 24+ Masters programs
If you're not sure where to start in your journey of gaining acceptance into a master’s program, discover the psychology specialty that's ideal for you by browsing the 10 most common program areas listed below.
1. Master’s in General Psychology
Gaining entrance into a general psychology master’s program opens students up to a wide range of future career opportunities. Coursework is based on providing foundational knowledge in psychological theory, research, and practice. Many such programs offer students the option of choosing a specialty track to supplement a general degree. Graduates may gain employment in federal and local agencies, hospitals, business, and educational settings.