Psychology (M.S.) - General Psychology

Psychology (M.S.) - General Psychology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
MSPS 500Statistics and Research Design I3
MSPS 505Statistics and Research Design II3
MSPS 513Social Psychology3
MSPS 521Psychology and Christianity Integration3
MSPS 531Cognitive Psychology: Theories & Methodology3
Total Hours15
General Psychology Concentration
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
Elective 13
Total Hours18

Choose any 500-600 level APBA or MSPS course not already required by the degree.

Thesis Course
MSPS 691Master's Thesis 13
Total Hours3

Any student who will not be able to complete and defend his/her thesis in the the course of a single semester may be required to take MSPS 689 Thesis Proposal and Research and repeat the course each semester until deemed ready for enrollment in MSPS 691

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level 
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident Format

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