M.A. in Psychology

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Prepare to Fill a Variety of Roles by Earning a Versatile Degree

Gain the skills and strategies needed to help others help themselves. Earn your M.A. in Psychology fully online or through a blend of online and on-campus courses from National Louis University. Complete and submit the form to request more information.

Program Highlights

  • Specialize your learning with concentrations in General Psychology, Community Psychology, and Teaching of Psychology
  • Finish in as few as 19.5 months
  • Enhance your understanding of human development and behavior
  • Add to your degree with one of five graduate certificates in Psychology

Employment in Psychology-related occupations is expected to grow 19 percent nationally through 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition

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Getting Your NLU Online Degree

As an online NLU student, you’ll progress through your program in an engaging, dynamic, centralized location where you can connect with peers and professors, complete assignments and quizzes, and find whatever else you need to succeed.

From Chicago to the World

You also have the option to complete your degree through a blend of online and on-campus courses at one of our five Chicagoland campuses: Downtown Chicago, Elgin, Lisle, Skokie, or Wheeling.

Moving Upward

NLU firmly believes in the equalizing and uplifting effect of adult higher education on families and communities.

Making a Difference

At NLU, we are proud of the 65,000 living alumni who are using their education to serve others and change lives.

Return on Investment

With mid-career graduate earnings averaging $71,300 a year, NLU was named a top “value-added” university by Brookings Institution.**