The Online Master of Arts in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Development Concentration at TUW provides its graduates with the knowledge and competencies for working with children and adolescents. The program aims at understanding concepts and theories relevant to the growth and development of children and adolescents in a psychological context focusing on the development and behavior of children and adolescents, addressing social, mental, and educational challenges and promoting positive outcomes.
Students in the Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Development are guided by scholar-practitioners faculty with real-world cases to hone their knowledge of psychological services to evaluate, support, and understand research regarding children and adolescents who may have mental health disorders.
Students will study problem-solving skills, mental development, emotional development, behavioral issues, trauma and loss, and health-related problems among infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents to better the lives of children and adolescents.
The 36 credits Master of Arts in Psychology Program at TUW can be completed in one year as a full-time student and prepare students for careers working in areas of:
- Child welfare
- Working with children in preschools and K-12 Education systems
- Working with parents on developing skills for good parenting
- Healthcare systems supporting children in needs
In settings such as:
- Schools (K-12)
- Private corporations
- Non-profit agencies
- Government settings
- Healthcare clinics
TUW students who have completed their Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Development can further their academic skills and strengthen their academic record by pursuing the TUW Doctorate of Health Sciences or the PsyD in Human and Organizational Psychology program.
What makes this MA in Psychology program different?
- 100% online
- Affordable tuition
- Nonprofit Accredited University
- No residency required
- Finish in one year*
- No GRE required
- Accelerated admissions process
- 6 starts throughout the year
- 8 weeks session
- Learn from scholar-practitioners with expertise in the industry.
*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.
Graduates completing the Master of Arts in Psychology Program with a Concentration in Forensic Psychology at TUW will be able to pursue a career in a variety of Forensic Psychology related settings such as non-profit child protective or family service agencies, victim advocacy or victim assistance programs, or as court liaison officers.
Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure.