The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

M.A. Psychology

Address:

325 North Wells Street

Chicago, IL 60610

United States

Phone:

1-800-721-8072

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. Psychology

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M.A. in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Concentration online program focuses on factors that affect child development and behavior. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter careers in a number of fields. Students who enroll in the program that does not interfere with other commitments. The program will also allow students to have the freedom to complete courses at their own pace and in a setting that best suits them, whether it is at home or a coffee shop.

The M.A. in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Concentration program requires 18 credit hours in core courses, specifically Foundational Psychology, as well as six credit hours in an applied research program and 12 credit hours within the student’s chosen concentration. A range of topics are covered in the online program, including: Addictive disorders; Evaluation and treatment of juvenile offenders; Evidence-based programs and Trauma and crisis intervention. Along with their courses, students will gain an understanding of the issues adolescents face today. Graduates of the online psychology program will be prepared for careers in: Social work; Mental care; Treatment; Education; Counseling and Nonprofit.

Accreditation:

The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/why-us/accreditation/

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Locale: Large City

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