Masters In Psychology

Make an Impact in the Lives of Others with a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Liberty

Are you interested in learning more about what motivates people spiritually, socially, and occupationally, and analyzing why they do what they do in each of these situations? If so, a graduate degree in psychology could be a great way for you to pursue a rewarding, lifelong career!

Pursue a master’s degree that helps you solve real-world problems through fine-tuned research skills and an awareness of human cognitive and developmental stages. Our psychology master’s degrees are designed to help you land jobs in research assessment and program development.

The goal of this degree program is to prepare you for careers in research analysis, program development, college instruction, or workforce management. You will also be equipped to pursue future doctoral studies. Wherever your career goals are leading you, let us train you for excellence!

Why Choose Liberty’s M.S. in Psychology Degree?

Pursuing a master’s degree is a great way to take your specific skill set and interests to the next level, so you can land a career in a field that will be uniquely rewarding for you! Our psychology degrees provide courses with the highest academic rigor without ethical compromise. At Liberty, our master’s in psychology is taught by professors with real-world field experience using curriculum founded on strong biblical principles.

As a nonprofit Christian university, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. We integrate the Christian faith into the training you receive in industry-standard psychological science. Walk away with a degree that expands your understanding of scientific methods and procedures, so you will stand out to employers for your awareness, integrity, and level of academic prowess. We believe your interests can be turned into a God-honoring career in the field of psychology. Let us help you get there!

What Will You Learn in Our Master of Science in Psychology Degree?

Our psychology courses provide foundational training in statistics and research design, as well as an overview of social and cognitive psychology. These classes examine measurement issues, research ethics, and correlation and regression. You will also have a lab component that will help you learn computer software vital in data analysis!

Choose to specialize in either developmental psychology or industrial-organizational psychology. Depending on which track you pick, you will gain more specific training in areas that interest you the most. For example, our developmental psychology cognate provides a deeper understanding of developmental issues that people face in all stages of life.

Check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

MSPS 500Statistics and Research Design I

MSPS 513 – Social Psychology

MSPS 521 – Psychology and Christianity Integration

MSPS 531 – Cognitive Psychology: Theories and Methodology

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Psychology Master’s Degree

  • Complete your entire master’s in as little as one year.
  • Our AACC student chapter provides the chance for students like you to grow professionally and spiritually as you network and interact with successful counseling professionals.
  • Learn how to conduct research and generate reports appropriate for your future psychology-related profession!
  • Our student to professor ratio for residential graduate students is 8:1. Our faculty care deeply for their students, praying for and with them throughout their academic journey.
  • Our program is designed for professionals from all walks of life, not just to help you with career advancement, but to help you impact the world and the well-being of others in the spirit of Christian services.
  • You may also be interested in our Master of Arts in Applied Organizational Psychology.

Master’s in Psychology Degree Information

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account.
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing. 2.75 to 2.99 may grant admission on caution.
  • Undergraduate prerequisites (can be taken after admission): 12 credit hours in psychology, which must include general psychology, statistics, research methods, and one additional psychology course.
  • Recommender Contact Information for two academic and/or professional sources (to be completed through the provided link).
  • Official GRE Test Scores (must be taken within the last 5 years)*
    • Current GRE: 151 Verbal Reasoning, 152 Quantitative Reasoning, 3.5 Analytical Writing. Scores of 149-150 Verbal and 150-151 Quantitative may grant admission on caution. 3.0 to 4.0 undergraduate GPA waives GRE test score requirement

*Due to COVID-19, the GRE requirement for the M.S in Psychology has been suspended for the Fall 2020 acceptance term.

    Developmental Psychology

    Our M.S. in Psychology: Developmental Psychology degree focuses on advanced conditioning, learning, and developmental neuropsychology. 

    View the Degree Completion Plan.

    Career Opportunities

    • Child/Adolescent Program Developer
    • Community/Junior College Instructor
    • Developmental Service Coordinator
    • Evaluation and Assessment Manager
    • Program Coordinator/Director
    • Research and Data Analyst