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The Master of Arts degree designates graduates as having a mastery or extensive knowledge of an area of study. An M.A. can help students advance their current career or prepare them to pursue a doctoral degree. Graduates of our M.A. programs obtain the training necessary to apply learned theories, concepts, and best practices to their present and future work. Real-world training, community service opportunities, and a multicultural approach to education prepares students to excel in a number of fields.

The Chicago School offers the following online master's programs:

M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: ARP Track: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Chicago School's Online Industrial Organizational M.A. program provides a versatile degree for a number of career paths, including human resources, training and development, consulting, professional administration, and marketing. Students learn strategies for maximizing human capital to help realize organizational goals.

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M.A. in Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track: TCS-OPP:Online

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The M.A. in Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track program is designed for students who wish to advance their current careers by learning strategies that positively affect human behavior and how to apply those skills within a wide range of contexts--from local police precincts to child welfare agencies. The program is offered in an Online format and can be completed in as little as 20 months.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, Child and Adolescent Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Child and Adolescent Psychology concentration within the Psychology master's program prepares graduates to address a variety of mental health issues within young and diverse populations. Coursework covers topics such as trauma and crisis intervention, addictive disorders, evaluation and treatment of juvenile offenders, and evidenced-based programs for youth. The program is offered in an Online format to accommodate the needs of working professionals and can be completed in less than two years part time or in an accelerated 11-month format.

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Online M.A. in International Psychology: TCS-OPP:Online

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The online M.A. International Psychology program prepares students to use the theory and practice of psychology to provide services to individuals and groups working in international settings or those whose work involves addressing international issues.

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Online M.A. in Organizational Leadership: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership is designed for working adults interested in making a difference in organizations through ethical leadership, informed by an evidence-based psychological perspective. The curriculum offers the knowledge and skills drawn from psychological research and is aligned with an established contemporary taxonomy of leadership competencies based on social psychological theories.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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This concentration within the M.A. in Psychology program equips graduates with a broad, foundational knowledge of psychology while providing them the opportunity to learn behavior analytic theories and procedures. The program also provides a bridge to more advanced study and certification in this specialized area.

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Online M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: TCS-OPP:Online

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The M.A. CMHC program is based upon the standards developed by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The program also incorporates the eight content areas outlined by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to prepare those students seeking professional counselor licensure and desiring to begin professional practice at the master’s level.

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Online Master of Public Health: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed for working adults interested in making a difference in the health and wellness of others through the promotion of community and public health. The curriculum offers the knowledge and skills drawn from a variety of disciplines and is aligned with national public health education competency standards.

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Online M.A. in Behavioral Economics: TCS-OPP:Online

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This program provides students an alternative to the traditional M.B.A by offering a curriculum with a foundation in advanced psychology that addresses broader business applications to decision making, negotiation, marketing, and consumer behavior.

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Online M.A. in International Psychology, Trauma and Group Conflict Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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In this concentration students will advance their knowledge about acculturation and immigration processes including refugee status. Particular consideration will be given to the multiple forms of trauma originated by man-made and environmental causes, and crisis commonly identified in vulnerable, underserved and at risk populations.

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Online M.A. in International Psychology, Management and Leadership Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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Students who would like to engage in international entrepreneurial endeavors will learn how to overcome multicultural and intercultural dilemmas inherent in international contexts further analyzing the influence of historical, economic, political, social and cultural systems to better conduct business overseas.

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Online M.A. in International Psychology, Environmental Advocacy Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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In this concentration, students will further explore the impact of the process of globalization in the environmental psychology field. In addition, students will evaluate the broader interactions among the manner individuals from diverse cultures relate to their natural and constructed environments and complications generated by this encounter.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, Generalist Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Generalist Concentration within the M.A. in Psychology program equips graduates with a broad, foundational knowledge of psychology. Students are encouraged to apply education directly to the workplace, using assessment, projects, and other measures to ensure practical, relevant, immediately applicable learning. The convenient online program may be completed in less than two years or in an accelerated 11-month format.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, International Psychology Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The International Psychology concentration, within the Psychology master's program, provides students with the skills to apply psychological principles to a variety of international settings. The curriculum covers such areas as the social psychology of cultures; stereotyping behavior, attitude, and values; acculturation; and the international psychology of gender. A convenient Online program allows students to complete coursework in less than two years part time, or in an accelerated 11-month format.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, Organizational Leadership Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The Organizational Leadership Concentration, within the Psychology master's program, provides students with a basic understanding of applying psychological principles to organizations and corporations. The goal of these applications are to create positive environments and propel employees toward success. The program is offered in an Online format to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

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Online M.A. in Psychology, Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration: TCS-OPP:Online

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The M.A. in Psychology Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration prepares graduates to use psychology and motivation to help athletes, clients, and students achieve their desired results. Convenient online scheduling options allow students to obtain targeted education to advance their careers as athletic trainers, personal coaches, physical therapists, performance enhancement consultants, and sport and exercise specialists without leaving the work force.

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