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The Tiffin University Master of Science degree in Psychology is a fascinating look into human mental processes and behavior. Every Master of Science degree in Psychology course in the interdisciplinary curriculum is developed and taught by a faculty member with field experience in various components of the mental health and criminal justice systems.

This degree does not lead directly to practice licensure. 

The Tiffin University Master of Science degree in Psychology focuses on the theoretical and the scientific study of psychology, rather than counseling/clinical psychology. 

Your Psychology Program

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The Master of Science degree in Psychology program at Tiffin University provides instruction and experience in a range of concepts, issues and theories emerging from scientific study. It will increase your sensitivity to, and understanding of, biological, social, emotional and cognitive processes underlying human thoughts and actions.

Practical Education

Students earning Master of Science degrees in psychology gain broad, graduate-level knowledge in developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and other disciplines. Your research and analytical skills can be applied in a wide range of professional settings, to teaching psychology in most community colleges and to pursuing a Doctorate in Psychology. 


Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

Who Is This Master of Science Degree in Psychology Program For?

If you’re innately curious about what makes people tick, a MS degree in psychology that leads to teaching or doctoral studies is an intriguing path. While many careers in behavioral health require graduate education for licensure and significant advancement, completing this program will prepare you for admission into a wide variety of graduate programs and teach you practical concepts and skills that can be used immediately in many occupations.

Tiffin University’s Master of Science degree in Psychology has ranked for Best Online Master’s Degree in Psychology by Best Online Master’s and College Choice. 

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Average degree completion for a full-time student
37 credits
Average degree completion for a part-time student
37 credits

At a Glance

  • 100% online degree program
  • Regional accreditations
  • No application fees
  • Flexible start dates
  • Accepts transfer credits
  • This degree does not lead directly to practice licensure. 

Professional Fields

  • Community College & CCP Education – Psychology
  • Research Coordinator
  • Research Assistant
  • Human Resource Professional 
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Student Advisor

The ability to practice as a professional psychologist or as a professional mental health counselor—is highly regulated in all states. TU programs (with the exception of the on-campus Addictions Counseling program) do not directly prepare one for practice as a counselor, psychotherapist, or psychologist.

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