Graduate Schools in Maryland for Psychology

Graduate programs in psychology commonly include Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Professional Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Psychology, and graduate certificate programs. Learn more about these program options available in Maryland. Schools offering Psychology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Hood College

Hood College offers a 60-credit Master of Science in Counseling with concentration options in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health, with options to pursue the program part-time or full-time. It also offers a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Behavior with paths to a 30-credit non-thesis option and a 36-credit thesis option; and a 12-credit graduate certificate in thanatology.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University offers a Ph.D. in Psychological and Brain Sciences, which focuses on the research areas of biopsychology and cognitive and developmental psychology. The program takes approximately five years to complete and includes coursework in the fundamentals of psychology and brain sciences and statistics.

Loyola University Maryland

Two master-level programs are offered at Loyola University Maryland: a 60-credit Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling, which prepares students to become licensed clinical counselors in Maryland and the Master's Plus program exclusively for Loyola master's students who have to obtain extra coursework for the license. The university also offers a five-year, full-time Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, which includes a full-time clinical internship in the fifth year.

Towson University

Towson University provides a Master of Arts in Psychology degree with four concentrations: Clinical Psychology, which includes a 500-hour clinical internship or research, Experimental Psychology, which entails a master's thesis, Counseling Psychology with a research track and a practitioner track, and School Psychology, which comes with a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in School Psychology. The university also offers a Master of Science in Human Resource Development with focus areas in General Human Resource Management, Leadership and Organization Development, Employee Training and Development, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County offers a Master of Arts in Human Services Psychology with focus tracks in Applied Behavior Analysis and Instructional System Development. Other graduate programs include a Master of Professional Studies in Industrial Psychology, a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Human Services Psychology with specializations in Behavioral, Clinical, and Community Psychology.

University of Baltimore

The University of Baltimore provides a Master of Science in Applied Psychology with specializations in Counseling Psychology (48 credits), that offers an option to choose between science track and practitioner track; and a 42-credit Industrial and Organizational Psychology, which follows an evidence-based practice approach. The university also offers a 12-credit graduate certificate course of study in global industrial and organizational psychology and an 18-credit graduate certificate course of study in professional counseling studies.

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park is home to Master of Professional Studies programs in Clinical Psychological Science and Industrial Organizational Psychology, both of which require 30 credits and 15 months to complete. The university also offers a full-time Ph.D. program in psychology with concentrations in Clinical Psychology, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Counseling, Developmental Psychology, and Social, Decision, and Organizational Science.

School Name Programs Offered Tuition (2018-19)*
Hood College *M.S. in Counseling: School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health
*M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Behavior
*GC in Thanatology
$8,550
Johns Hopkins University *Ph.D. in Psychological and Brain Sciences, Biopsychology and Cognitive and Developmental Psychology $53,740
Loyola University Maryland *M.S. in Clinical Professional Counseling
*Master's Plus program
*PsyD in Clinical Psychology
$17,460
Towson University *M.A. Psychology - Clinical Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology
*M.S. in Human Resource Development
In-state: $7,524; Out-of-state: $15,570
University of Maryland, Baltimore County *M.A. Human Services Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis
*M.A. Instructional System Development
*M.P.S. in Industrial Psychology
*Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology
*Ph.D. in Human Services Psychology
In-state: $11,520; Out-of-state: $19,782
University of Baltimore *M.S. in Applied Psychology: Counseling Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology
*GC in Global Industrial and Organizational Psychology
*GC in Professional Counseling Studies
In-state: $13,680; Out-of-state: $19,836
University of Maryland, College Park *M.P.S. in Clinical Psychological Science
*M.P.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology
*Ph.D. in Psychology
In-state: $12,906; Out-of-state: $27,864

*Source: NCES

Maryland has several public and private universities that provide master's, doctoral, and certificate programs in psychology. These programs mostly offer specializations in different sub-fields of theoretical and applied psychology.

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