Master of Science in Psychology
California Coast University

Program Details

The online MS in Psychology degree program is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the theories, principles, and practices utilized within the field of psychology. Course options cover topics in development, human sexuality, psychopathology, marriage and family, ethics and the law, alcohol and substance abuse, counseling, and more.


A bachelor’s degree in another field may be accepted if the admissions committee evaluation indicates the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program. If an applicant has a bachelor's degree in another field, he or she must complete the 6 following prerequisite courses: PSY 102 Introduction to Psychology, PSY 228 Social Psychology, PSY 270 Learning Theories, PSY 280 Marriage and Family, PSY 380 Personality Theories, and PSY 408 Abnormal Psychology.

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission