Master - Psychology: Gender Studies

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The Master of Arts in Psychology program with a specialization in Gender Diversity Studies at Northcentral University is focused on helping you polish your research skills and build your ability to interact effectively with people of all genders. Read on to learn more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Arts in Psychology program with a specialization in Gender Diversity Studies at Northcentral University is designed to help you get a better look at the different facets that make up gender and how they fit into current and past societies. Courses will focus on a variety of topics, ranging from research methods to the psychology of sex. You will also be required to complete a capstone project in order to graduate from the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in enrolling in this program, you should already have strong research and interpersonal skills. You should be able to analyze text, individuals and situations for their relevance to your chosen field of study. You are required to have a bachelor's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You are required to complete 30 credit hours in order to graduate from the program. Twelve credits will be from foundation courses and 18 will be from specialization courses.

Courses for a Master of Arts in Psychology with a Specialization in Gender Diversity Studies

Course CodeCourse Name

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
PSY 5101 Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology
PSY 5103Professional Ethics, Law, and Psychology
PSY 5104Theories of Human Development and Functioning
PSY 5107Research Design
PSY 6105Capstone Course: Psychology
Specialization Courses
PSY 5109 Theories of Personality
PSY 6201Psychology of Sex and Sexuality
PSY 6202Psychology of Gender
PSY 6203Introduction to Gender Variance
PSY 6206LGBTQ Affirmative Psychology
PSY 6205Capstone Course: Gender Diversity Studies

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may be able to pursue a career path that suits your abilities and interests. By utilizing the interpersonal skills and knowledge emphasized in the course, you may be able to find work in a variety of different environments. You could work in a group or individually, in an entry-level position or perhaps in a position with greater levels of responsibility.

Jobs that you could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Psychologist
  • Gender Studies Teacher
  • Research Assistant
  • Sex Therapist
  • Gender Rights Advocate