Psychology (M.S.) - Developmental Psychology

Psychology (M.S.) - Developmental Psychology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. 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
Developmental Psychology Concentration
MSPS 540Developmental Psychology3
MSPS 570Conditioning and Learning3
MSPS 580Developmental Neuropsychology3
Choose nine credit hours of the following:9
Developmental Psychopathology
Behavior Modification
Child Development
Adolescent Development
Adult Development
Total Hours18
Thesis Course
MSPS 691Master's Thesis 13
Total Hours3

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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