A degree in psychology & behavioral sciences at the graduate level explores the social, emotional and cognitive aspects of human behavior. Master's degrees within this major include, but are not limited to, psycholinguistics, counseling, and clinical, cognitive, developmental, child and experimental psychology. Depending on the degree, individuals in these programs may work in laboratory or research settings. Individuals holding a graduate degree in psychology can go on to assume careers as psychologists, counselors or educators with additional specializations. These programs typically take between one and three years to complete, though it depends on the nature of the degree.