Master of Science in Psychology
Mercy College

Program Details

The online MS in Psychology degree program is designed to extend students’ knowledge of psychology in general, as well as to provide specific experiences in psychology graduate education to fit their individual interests. Coursework covers all aspects of advanced psychological study, including theory, history, ethics, methodology, and clinical practice, and prepares students for employment in the field as well as eventual doctoral study.


Bachelor’s degree with a major in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or education. Students are required to have completed an undergraduate statistics and 12 undergraduate credits in psychology with a grade of B or higher. In special cases other majors will be accepted. Two written letters of recommendation. Interview with the program director or the associate director. A three to five page essay of the applicant’s reasons for pursuing the Master’s degree in psychology. A current resume.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education