Masters in Psychology Programs in New Jersey
(found programs from 19 schools)


New Jersey is one of the states with highest earning potential for psychologists according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012 data. The average income for marriage and family therapists in New Jersey in 2010 was $67,870. In the same year, a licensed professional counselor in the state earned $47,130. Both licenses are regulated by the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners.

New Jersey is a highly populated area with plenty of opportunities for employment. Jobs can be found in the educational system, hospitals, private practice, teaching, government, and within the legal system.

Some of the schools in New Jersey that offer graduate psychology programs are:

College of Saint Elizabeth: Located in Moorestown, this private Catholic liberal arts school has a Master of Arts programs with tracks in: forensic psychology, mental health counseling, and school counseling. Forensic psychology is for those who want to work in the law enforcement and criminal justice system. A forensic psychologist often works with prisoners, repeat offenders, or ex-convicts. The forensic psychology program includes coursework in understanding, evaluating and treating adult and juvenile offenders, as well as the victims of crime and domestic violence.

Montclair State University: A public institution located in the city of Montclair, the graduate psychology program offered is at the Master of Arts level. A counseling concentration is available with focus areas in addiction counseling, community counseling, school counseling, and student affairs counseling. Addictions counseling is specific to professionals who work in addiction recovery and treatment.

Rutgers University: A private University in the city of New Brunswick, this school offers a Master of Arts in either Counseling Psychology or School Counseling. Both programs focus on basic and applied research and are intended for those who are seeking to continue their studies and earn a doctorate degree.



New Jersey

Caldwell College (Caldwell, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
BA Psychology to MA Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - Art Therapy
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - School Counseling
Post-Master School Counseling
Post-Master in Applied Behavior Analysis
Post-Master in Art Therapy
Centenary College (Hackettstown, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in School Counseling
College of Saint Elizabeth (Morristown, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - Forensic Psychology and Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology - School Counseling
Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison, NJ / Teaneck, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
BA/MA in Psychology - General-Theoretical Psychology
BA/MA in Psychology - Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
MA in General Theoretical Psychology - Behavior Disorders
MA in General Theoretical Psychology - Child Development
MA in General Theoretical Psychology - Experimental Psychology
MA in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology & MBA in Human Resource Management
MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in School Psychology
Master of Artsin Forensic Psychology
Felician College (Lodi, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (online)
Georgian Court University (Lakewood, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in School Psychology
Kean University (Union, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counselor Education
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - Business and Industry Counseling
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - Community/Agency Counseling
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - Director, School Counseling Certification
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Educational Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Human Behavior and Organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Psychological Services
Monmouth University (West Long Branch, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling
Master of Science in Education - School Counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Child/adolescent Counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Group counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Industrial/Organizational Counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Marriage/Couples/Family/Sex Therapy
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Multicultural counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Spiritual counseling
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Substance abuse Counseling
Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling - Addictions Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - Student Affairs/Counseling in Higher Ed
Master of Arts in Educational Psychology
Master of Arts in Educational Psychology - Child/Adolescent Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts in Educational Psychology - Clinical Psychology for Spanish/English Bilinguals
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Industrial & Organizational Psychology
New Jersey City University (Jersey City, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counselor Certification
Master of Arts in Educational Psychology
Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Masters of Arts in Counseling Services - Community Counseling
Masters of Arts in Counseling Services - School Counseling
Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling Educational
Rutgers Camden (Camden, NJ)
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Psychology
Rutgers University - New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Saint Peter's University (Jersey City, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
BS Psychology/MS Occupational Therapy
Master of Arts in Education - School Counseling
Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counseling (online)
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychological Studies
Master of Arts in Psychological Studies - Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Arts in Psychological Studies - Mind, Body Spirituality
Master of Arts in Psychological Studies - School Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychological Studies - Sports Exercise Psychology
Master of Arts in School Counseling
Master of Arts in School Counseling (online)
Master of Arts in School and Community Psychology
Master of Science in Experimental Psychology
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
The College of New Jersey (Ewing, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Counselor Education - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Counselor Education in Community Counseling - Human Services
Master of Arts in Counselor Education in Community Counseling - Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Pomona, NJ)
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology
William Paterson University (Wayne, NJ)
School Accreditation:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Programs Offered:
Master of Arts in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Master of Education in Professional Counseling

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