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    Psychology Master's
    Degree Programs

    Explore MS or MA

    Whether you are interested in pursuing a non-clinical or clinical psychology master’s degree program, CalSouthern has you covered. We offer several online psychology degree programs designed to meet the needs of adult learners with different educational backgrounds and a range of professional and educational goals.

    CalSouthern offers busy adult learners the convenience of 100% online programs and monthly class-starts. The faculty mentors in our School of Behavioral Sciences are experienced clinicians and educators who are committed to helping students understand course content and apply it to real-world scenarios.

    Quick Facts
    Credits required: 30
    Cost per credit: $545
    Program length: 1.5 years (full-time status)1
    Max transfer credits: 6 credits2
    Quick Facts
    Credits required: 42
    Cost per credit: $545
    Program length: 2-3 years (full-time status)1
    Max transfer credits: 6 credits2
    Quick Facts
    Credits required: 60
    Cost per credit: $545
    Program length: 4 years (full-time status)1
    Max transfer credits: 12 credits2
    Graduates of this program may choose to pursue the following:3

    CalSouthern's MS & MA in Pyschology
    Degree Programs - at a Glance

    Master of Science(MS) in General Psychology Master of Science (MS) in Psychology Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology
    Credits required 30 42 60
    Cost per credit $545 $545 $545
    Program length 1.5 years (full-time status) 2-3 years (full-time status) 4 years (full-time status)
    Max transfer credits 6 credits 6 credits 12 credits
    Graduats of this program may choose to pursue the following

    Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (PsyD)
    Potential career paths in industries such as Education (Undergraduate level), Non-clinical Administration and SOcial Science Research

    Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (Psyd)
    Potential career paths in industries such as Consultation in Business and Addiction Counseling, or advancement in career paths suuch as Conflict Resolution or Healthcare Administration,
    A concentration in Advanced Addiction Studies, Indust/Organizational Psychology, Pastoral Counseling or Sport Psychology
    Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (Psyd)
    Potential career paths in industries such as Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, private and Group Practice and Community Mental Health Care

    CalSouthern's MS & MA in Pyschology
    Degree Programs - at a Glance

    Master of Science(MS) in General Psychology Master of Science (MS) in Psychology Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology
    Credits required 30 42 60
    Cost per credit $545 $545 $545
    Program length 1.5 years (full-time status) 2-3 years (full-time status) 4 years (full-time status)
    Max transfer credits 6 credits 6 credits 12 credits
    Graduats of this program may choose to pursue the following Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (PsyD)

    Potential career paths in industries such as Education (Undergraduate level), Non-clinical Administration and Social Science Research
    Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (Psyd)

    Potential career paths in industries such as Consultation in Business, Addiction Counseling, or advancement in career paths suuch as Conflict Resolution or Healthcare Administration,

    Concentrations available in Advanced Addiction Studies, Indust/Organizational Psychology, Pastoral Counseling or Sport Psychology
    Doctoral level study at CalSouthern (Psyd)

    Potential career paths in industries such as Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical and Mental Health Counseling, private and Group Practice and Community Mental Health Care

    Why Choose CalSouthern?

    CalSouthern faculty mentors offer personalized student guidance. They are dedicated to helping learners understand how to apply their coursework to various real-world situations.

    We offer locked-in tuition rates; interest-free payment options; federal loan deferment for qualified enrolled students; and reduced tuition for alumni, current and former servicemembers and first responders.

    Fully online degree programs make it more convenient to manage juggling a career and family while working toward your academic goals.*

    * The MA and MS, Advanced Addiction Studies Concentration programs do require practicum experience. In person practicum requirements vary by setting and jurisdiction.

    1. Time to degree completion can be shortened by accelerating completion of courses and through credits accepted in transfer.
    2. Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible for transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
    3. CalSouthern cannot guarantee employment, salary, or career advancement.
    © 2023 California Southern University | CalSouthern is a member of the American InterContinental University System. The System is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  All rights reserved. No information may be duplicated without CalSouthern’s permission. CalSouthern cannot guarantee employment, salary, or career advancement. Not all programs are available to residents of all jurisdictions. CalSouthern does not accept applications from residents of Massachusetts, New York and certain foreign countries. See the Accreditation & Licensure section on our website for information on the agencies that approve and regulate the school’s programs.