24 months
759 USD/credit 13662 USD/year
759 USD/credit 13662 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Psychology from National Louis University is designed for those passionate about the study of human behavior and the many diverse career options available in helping, business and teaching professions.

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Program coursework includes the opportunity to choose focused areas of study by selecting from concentrations in General Psychology , Community Psychology, Psychological Assessment, or Teaching of Psychology.

As one of today’s most respected graduate degrees, Master of Arts in Psychology from National Louis University  curriculum provides students with the skills they need, whether they are looking to advance their career or intend on continuing to the doctoral level.

Choose NLU's psychology master's degree if you:

  • Wish to expand your knowledge of human behavior and the fields of psychology
  • Are interested in launching or advancing your career in psychology
  • Want to bring the skills and insight learned in a psychology program to another field of work and further your career
  • Would like to teach at a community college or at an undergraduate university

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Abnormal Psychology 
  • Advanced Developmental and Cognitive Psychology 
  • Research Design 
  • Psychological Statistics, Design and Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Procedures and requirements are specific to each program. Admission to study in one program does not ensure admission to all programs. 
  • The decision to deny admission cannot be appealed. It is your responsibility to be aware of the policies and requirements of National Louis University as stated in the University catalog. 
  • National Louis University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement, including fees, at any time, with or without notice. 
  • National Louis University admits students to all programs and activities and administers all educational, employment, and other policies without discrimination because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, military status or marital status. It is expected by the University that all information which is material to the admissions process be accurate and true to the best of the student’s or prospective student’s knowledge. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 759 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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