Master of Science in Psychology

Master of Science

Lynn University offers students an environment focused on the enhancement of educational goals and practical application of knowledge in preparation for lifelong learning. In keeping with the university’s mission, the M.S. inp sychology provides students with the training and necessary course work to pursue professional and educational goals in the field of psychology. The primary objective of this program is to inform students of the principles and techniques of psychological research and human behavior to prepare them for careers in the field of psychology. This program is offered both online and in the classroom.

Students who enroll in the M.S. in psychology earn an academically rigorous degree. Through intensive research, thesis and fieldwork experience, students become specialists in their desired field. The M.S. in psychology provides a strong graduate foundation in research and human behavior for those interested in further education towards a terminal degree. The program provides enhanced knowledge and increased skills in research, scientific writing, and information literacy, understanding human behavior, the scientific bases of behavior, and working with diverse populations. Students graduating from this program gain the knowledge, awareness and skills to work in many psychology fields plus additional fields outside of psychology.

Completion requirements

Students must:

  • Complete the required course curriculum. Satisfactory completion of these courses must be in compliance with University Academic Standards for Graduate Work.
  • Satisfactorily complete the experiential components of their curriculum.
  • Complete a scholarly research thesis commensurate with all program expectations and policies. No graduate degree will be conferred without the satisfactory completion of this thesis project.

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