Master of Arts in Psychology / General Psychology
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online MA in General Psychology can prepare you for positions within the helping professions, government, private industry and nonprofits.  At Northcentral, you’ll learn to apply the principles of psychology in social individual, social and organizational contexts.  This advanced degree enables you to choose electives that align with your personal goals.  Should one of those goals be to attain a doctorate, the coursework you complete in this program may be used towards further study.  In addition to a capstone course, there are usually a couple of required courses, such as:

  • Theories of Personality
  • Cognitive and Affective Basis of Behavior

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States