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Master of Arts in Psychology 

Our Master of Arts in Psychology program prepares you to play a crucial role in improving the mental health and well-being of individuals. Through innovative theories and practices, you will acquire crucial skills for clinical psychology, counseling, and more, developing strong abilities in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. 

MODALITY: VIRTUAL
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 
credits: 36
DURATION: 12 months

Master of Arts in Psychology

Our Master of Arts in Psychology program prepares you to play a crucial role in improving the mental health and well-being of individuals. Through innovative theories and practices, you will acquire crucial skills for clinical psychology, counseling, and more, developing strong abilities in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. 

virtual   |   English   |   36 credits   |   12 months

Learning Goals

  • Understand qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research studies.
  • Examine the most appropriate methods and understand different types of research designs, including survey, experimental, and quasi-experimental.
  • Students will design, conduct, write, and present new psychological research.
  • Analyze several different aspects of human development, including, but not limited to cognitive development, social development, and emotional development.
  • Evaluate the impact of mental health issues on society at micro and macro levels.
  • Explore various types of traumas (physical, sexual, emotional), and how they affect individuals, couples, families, and groups differently.
  • Analyze literature on mental health diagnoses, psychopharmacology, trauma, and resiliency.
  • Evaluate the psychological, sociological, and biological concerns related to aging.
  • Analyze attitudes, reactions, values, and beliefs about death, dying and grief across cultures in the United States. 

Professional Perspectives

Our Master of Arts in Psychology graduates are highly competent professionals in clinical psychology. They excel in their ability to assess, diagnose, and treat mental disorders. They are empathetic, ethical, and versatile in various work environments, promoting mental well-being. Moreover, they can lead teams and collaborate effectively in mental health and well-being contexts.

Program Sequence

  • Counseling Theory
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Human Development
  • Crisis Intervention and Disaster Mental Health
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Social and Cultural Foundations 

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Social Gerontology
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological Trauma Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Psychological Statistics
  • Psychology Capstone 

Faculty

At Carver University, we take pride in having a distinguished faculty team composed of highly qualified professors who are committed to both educational excellence and research. With their extensive backgrounds and experiences, they bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom and to our students.

  • Angela Pongiluppi
  • Carlos Villajuana
  • Christopher Swanson
  • Daviglem Valera
  • Edgar Pebe
  • Joseph Marquette
  • Marisela Zabala

  • Melissa Houston
  • Pablo Aranibar
  • Roberto Darrigrandi
  • Alfredo Zamudio
  • Sara Geller
  • Pinkas Flint
  • Daniel Alor

  • Jorge Muro
  • Kevin Laura
  • Rober Aphang
  • Ernesto Leo
  • Jorge Bernal
  • Ben Yabar
  • Claudia Carrera

Financial Information

The application fee for the program is $150.00 and the technology fee is $150.00.
The total cost of the program is $9,360.00. This cost does not include the cost of tuition, books and materials, and other necessary fees. 
Carver University takes pride in offering a variety of financial aid options for qualifying students, which may include academic scholarships, merit-based scholarships, and student loans. For more information about these opportunities and how to apply for them, please visit our Financial Aid page.  

For specific details regarding costs, we recommend visiting our Tuition and Fees page. 

Carver & Coursera

Carver University, in partnership with Coursera for Campus, allows its students to take highly specialized courses and programs offered and certified by the most prestigious universities in the world.

By 2024, the following programs are available: 

  • Specialized Program: Foundations of Positive Psychology - University of Pennsylvania
  • Specialized Program: Abnormal Psychology - Wesleyan University 

Admissions

All applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

1. Submit a copy of an updated resume.

2. Submit three (3) letters of recommendation.

3. Submit an official transcript or original foreign evaluation showing successful completion of a US equivalent bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent recognition.

4. Any document not in English must be accompanied by a certified translated copy.

5. Submission of a valid government-issued photo identification. 

Any document not in English must be accompanied by a certified translated copy. 

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