MA In Medical Sciences Biopsychology
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100% online, 8-week courses
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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
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May 13, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Learn to Solve Health Problems with a Medical Science Masters in Biopsychology

Are you interested in the biomedical sciences? Maybe you’ve considered becoming a medical student, but you haven’t found a program that marries your affection for medical school with study of human behavior, the brain and nervous system, and behavioral neuroscience. If this sounds like you, Liberty’s Master of Medical Science – Biopsychology degree may be for you. 

If you are passionate about working in the field of medical sciences and psychology, Liberty University’s Master of Arts of Medical Sciences – Biopsychology degree allows you to earn an advanced degree that covers how the human mind and body work together. Our medical sciences program offers you the opportunity to pursue a degree that can help you enter medical, dental, chiropractic, psychiatry, pharmacy, physician’s assistant (PA), and other medical professional schools.

Throughout your time with us, our support staff and professors, who have years of education and professional experience in the medical field, are available for mentorship opportunities. Our professors don’t just see what they do as a job — they view their vocation as an opportunity to invest in young minds and share their wealth of experience to benefit future generations. If you’re interested in earning a medical master’s degree at a respected university from the comfort of your own home, partner with Liberty for your educational journey.

Why Choose Liberty University’s Master of Medical Sciences – Biopsychology Program?

Our master’s degree in medical sciences – biopsychology is a quality, flexible, and affordable online degree program designed with your success in mind. As a pioneer in distance education since 1985 and one of the largest Christian universities in the world, this degree program offers you the opportunity to earn a rigorous, respected education that is firmly rooted in the Christian faith. 

You can be confident in enrolling in our online medical sciences program because Liberty University has strong name recognition, a respected reputation, and is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). As a nonprofit university, Liberty offers one of the most competitive tuition rates among private colleges and universities, so you can complete your degree with minimal cost compared to many of our for-profit competitors. 

Additionally, this degree program is offered 100% online with no set login times and no required intensives. The flexibility of our courses allows you to complete your work when it best suits your schedule. With our biopsychology and medical sciences degree, you will also be able to complete your degree at your own pace. Whether you take 5 classes per semester or 2, we are committed to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals without sacrificing family, community, and life responsibilities that require your attention.

The time to earn an online master’s degree has never been better. Don’t put your future on hold any longer — partner with us, earn your master’s degree in medical sciences, and take your career to new heights. Apply today! 

What is biopsychology?

Biopsychology is the study of how human biology influences how people behave, feel, and think. Biopsychologists study how parts of the human — such as the brain and the central nervous system, impact behavior and mood. Biopsychology, which is also known as biological psychology, is closely related to developmental psychology — a subject that this degree program will also cover. 

What Will You Learn in Our Master’s of Medical Sciences – Biopsychology Graduate Program? 

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Medical Sciences degree with a specialization in biopsychology is an advanced degree in medical sciences. The core curriculum of our medical sciences degree includes the study of human anatomy, biomedical ethics, biology, and biochemistry. You will also study physiology, the human metabolism, ethics in health science, and cells.

In addition, our biopsychology specialization consists of 4 courses. In these courses, you will study neuroscience, developmental psychology, and developmental neuropsychology. Our medical science degree in biopsychology also allows you to choose a course in advanced child psychology, advanced adolescent psychology, or advanced adult psychology to round out your degree program. 

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Master’s in Medical Sciences Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses

  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)

  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

Admission Requirements for the M.A. in Medical Sciences

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 or above cumulative GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

Undergraduate prerequisite course requirements:

  • Two semesters of general biology with lab OR two semesters of anatomy and physiology with lab
  • One semester of organic chemistry with residential lab (two semesters recommended)
  • Two semesters of general chemistry with lab
  • Additional recommended courses are biostatistics, physiology (1 year), anatomy (1 year), biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, and genetics

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Highlights of our Master’s in Medical Sciences Program

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online Master of Arts in Medical Sciences degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • You can complete our online medical sciences degree in as little as 1 year!

Potential Master’s of Medical Sciences Program – Biopsychology Career Options

  • College lecturer
  • Genetic counselor
  • Mental health counselor

 Each of these career paths may require additional training and/or education.