Pursue the Master of Science in Psychology degree online at Regent University.

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Earn Your Psychology Master's Degree

The Master of Science in Psychology, offered online, will prepare you to use principles of psychology in industries including academic, science, healthcare and business. Explore the core areas of psychological science, ranging from cognitive neuroscience to the dynamics of human social interactions.

Become Highly Specialized

Choose the concentration that best fits your interests and career goals.

Gain Knowledge for Higher Learning

Be equipped to study at the doctoral level in basic science or applied psychology.

Prepare to Make a Lasting Difference

Join a respected network of Regent mental health practitioners leading in their field through the integration of science and faith. Courses are taught from a Christian worldview by renowned faculty in Virginia Beach and beyond.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Experience the Regent difference through the Master of Science in Psychology degree program.

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Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

Nonlicensure Degree

Online

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 39+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the M.S. in Psychology degree, you will be able to:

  • Learn critical prevention, training, and treatment practices from a multicultural focus.
  • Gain skills in employee evaluation and development to enable professional and organizational growth.
  • Immerse in a gateway to study at the doctoral level in basic science or applied psychology.

Career Opportunities

  • Organizational Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
  • Cyberpsychologist
  • Leadership Coach

$111,150

Mean annual pay for industrial-organizational psychologists.

- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Click any section below for additional information or access your course schedule.

2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

Prerequisites:

Master's applicants must:

  • Hold a B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited college or university. Desirable degrees include those in counseling, psychology or related human behavioral fields. Other degree fields will also be considered.
  • Have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA for all undergraduate coursework (3.0 preferred).

Application Process:

The Admissions Committee may require a brief Admissions Interview on a case-by-case basis. Interviews are conducted over the phone or Skype with one of our Admissions staff and/or SPC faculty members and typically take 20 minutes.

Step 1: Application
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Step 2: Application Fee
Pay the nonrefundable $50 application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Step 3: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SPC Master's Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.

International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University's Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor's degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

Step 4: Complete an Academic Background Questionnaire

Step 5: Government-Issued ID
To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4498 or email psycounadmissions@regent.edu, should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in Psychology

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in Psychology

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.