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MS in General Psychology - Cyberpsychology/Cybersecurity

Regent University's Master of Science in General Psychology with a concentration in Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity offers students the opportunity to explore the psychological implications of online interactions. Learn more about this online graduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in General Psychology with a concentration in Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students of the MS in General Psychology with a concentration in Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity may have strong technology skills and a desire to understand the psychological basis and repercussions of online interactions. Undergraduate degrees or knowledge of fields like psychology, counseling, or other areas of human behavior studies may be beneficial. All applicants to all graduate programs at Regent University need to have at least a bachelor's degree. Some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students in the Master of Science in General Psychology - Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity program have the chance to gain a deeper understanding of the roles the internet and social media play in human thought and behavior. The curriculum is designed to explore themes like online interaction, the ethics of cybersecurity, and the biological influences on humanity. Coursework delves into cyberbullying, new ideas of personal identity, and online relationships. The core psychology courses also cover topics in social, life span, and intergrative psychology, as well as behaviors, motivation, and psychology research.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

39+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Science in General Psychology with a concentration in Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity:

Students must complete 27 credit hours of core psychology courses and 12 credit hours in the Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity concentration for a total of 39 credit hours. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • Contemporary Psychology
  • Statistics I
  • Statistics II
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Social Psychology
  • Affect, Cognition and Motivation
  • Life Span Psychology
  • Integrative Psychology

Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • Cybersecurity Ethics
  • Information Security Management
  • Cybersecurity Policy & Affairs
  • Cyberpsychology

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Master of Science in General Psychology - Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity program might be choose to continue their studies and apply for doctoral-level programs. Doctorates may help students boost their career options, prepare for licensure as a psychologist, or deepen their knowledge in the field of cybersecurity, psychology, and human behavior.

Doctorate programs related to this field include:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Cybersecurity
  • Doctor of Computer Science - Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • Doctor of Psychology

Career Paths:

Upon completion of the Master of Science in General Psychology with a concentration in Cyberpsychology / Cybersecurity program, graduates could be equipped with the cybersecurity and psychology skills to enter this emerging field. Graduates might be ready to pursue employment as researchers, analysts, and psychologists who specialize in cybersecurity.

These career options might be a good fit:

  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Cybersecurity psychologist
  • Cybersecurity researcher & analyst
  • Marketing psychologist

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