Explore Our Career Focused Counseling and Psychology Programs

Nova Southeastern University’s four psychology M.S. programs offer you a variety of fulfilling ways to launch or advance your career. All ensure you a powerful edge, whether your goal is to pursue a traditional psychology role or to achieve more effective results in other professions.  

Many of our graduates leverage their psychology NSU expertise within law firms, criminal justice, healthcare, government, corporate HR, social services, business and many other fields. 

M.S. in Psychology and Counseling Degrees

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See which of our five rewarding counseling concentrations inspires you most.

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Forensic Psychology

Help law enforcement prevent and solve crimes.

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Experimental Psychology

Explore all the leading edge research opportunities that await you.

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General Psychology

Build a strong psychology foundation to prepare for your career advancement or doctoral studies.

Potential Career Paths

Degree Program Career Path Opportunities
Counseling M.S. (leads to state
licensure in CMHC concentration)
Counsel Pre-K-12 kids, families, clients experiencing substance use and addictive disorders, hospital or clinic clients. Work in school systems, social agencies, hospitals, clinics or corporate HR. (Licensure information is located HERE)
Forensic Psychology M.S. Advocate for crime victims. Inspire juvenile offenders to turn their lives around. Assist attorneys in resolving child custody cases.
Experimental Psychology M.S. Pursue teaching or research roles in industrial, government, private consulting, health care and community settings.

Prepares you for transition to your psychology doctoral program.
General Psychology M.S. Our alumni use the master-level psychology expertise they gained in law firms, police departments, social service agencies, corporate HR and elsewhere to boost their effectiveness at leading and motivating people.

The Health Science concentration is particularly relevant for professionals working in hospitals, clinics, physician practices and related areas.

The program also prepares students for seamless transition to doctoral programs.
Why choose NSU?

Why Choose NSU?

  • Smaller classes, caring faculty
  • Diverse clinical opportunities rarely available elsewhere
  • Renowned faculty: many hold APA/other industry leadership roles
  • Specialized research in your area of preference
  • Flexible schedules: many online classes, plus weekend/evening options
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