ASU offers an online master’s in psychology comprising 36 credits. Students may enroll part or full time, allowing them to graduate in as few as 18 months.
Distance learners take 12 courses in total, each lasting 7.5 weeks. The curriculum covers subjects in abnormal psychology, affective science, and behavior analysis. Many courses focus on research methods and quantitative analysis, and the curriculum takes a heavy statistics and writing approach. Degree-seekers must pass a capstone in general psychology to graduate.
Many graduates of the program go on to earn a doctoral degree in psychology. Others go into rehabilitation services, market research, behavioral health, and public relations.
Admissions requirements for interested individuals include a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 credits of coursework, a statement of purpose, and two recommendation letters. ASU recommends, but does not require, that students submit GRE scores.