Master - Psychology: Gender Studies

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The Master of Arts in Psychology program with a specialization in Gender 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 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 36 credit hours in order to graduate from the program. Twenty-one credits will be from foundation courses, 12 will be from specialization courses, and three will be from a final capstone course.

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

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
PSY5101-8 Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology
PSY5102-8 History and Systems of Psychology
PSY5103-8 Professional Ethics, Law, and Psychology
PSY5104-8 Theories of Human Development and Functioning
PSY5105-8 Social Psychology
PSY5106-8 Biopsychology
PSY5107-8 Research Design
Specialization Courses
PSY6201-8 Psychology of Sex: Function and Dysfunction
PSY6202-8 Psychology of Gender
PSY6203-8 Psychological Aspects of Gender Variance
PSY6204-8 Psychology of the Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Population
Signature Course
PSY6205-8 Capstone 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