The Online IPS Master of Science in Psychology

Graduate study in the helping professions rooted in psychology and the Catholic tradition.

Online M.S. in Psychology


Are you serious about professional growth and ready to increase your capacity to serve?

We’re now accepting applications for August 2016!
Start dates are also available in January and May 2017.

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Through IPS’s unique curriculum, you will become a transformational leader, strengthened by Catholic-Christian teachings on human dignity and informed by foundations in modern psychology.

IPS specializes in a Psychology curriculum that roots every course in a Catholic-Christian understanding of the human person. How will this online degree impact your career or vocation? By understanding the whole person and not just their behaviors, you will be prepared to:

Help people to flourish in their personal vocations and daily life
Build and maintain relationships with clients, manage cases, and facilitate groups
Act effectively in situations where de-escalation, negotiation, and crisis intervention are needed
Examine in-depth theory and research associated with the diagnosis and treatment of common psychological problems
Recognize the integrity and dignity of each person you encounter
Recruit and lead a volunteer team
Integrate research and program evaluation data to improve your practice and the delivery of services

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences.