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You love studying human development because it gives you the ability to understand and assist people with needs and challenges. The Master of Science in Psychology - Developmental Psychology degree at Liberty University provides the tools you need to understand the impact of conditioning, social psychology, and neuropsychology on individual development. 

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Overview

Become an Expert in Lifespan Development with an M.S. in Developmental Psychology

Since our master’s degree in developmental psychology is designed to prepare you with the practical skills you need to work with patients or in a research capacity, you will be prepared to make a difference in the lives of individuals as you work to understand why they behave as they do and how to help them form healthier habits.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Psychology - Developmental Psychology ?

At Liberty University , we Train Champions for Christ. This means we strive to provide you with the research-based training you need to impact eternity, taught from a biblical worldview. Whether you are called to work directly with patients or conduct research, our M.S. degree in developmental psychology will help you integrate your faith into your profession, allowing you to develop treatments that consider a patient’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. Partner with us, and let us help you make the difference you always knew you could.

Career Opportunities for Our Master’s of Developmental Psychology Graduates

  • Advocate for those with developmental disabilities
  • Developmental Disabilities Program Coordinator/Evaluator
  • Professor (may require a Ph.D. degree)
  • Research/Data Analyst
  • Service Coordinator

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Social Psychology
  •  Cognitive Psychology: Theories and Methodology
  •  Advanced Conditioning and Learning
  • Advanced Developmental Neuropsychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
151 (verbal)
152 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing. 2.75 to 2.99 may grant admission on caution.
  • Undergraduate prerequisites (can be taken after admission): 12 credit hours in psychology which must include general psychology, statistics, research methods, and one additional psychology course
  • Recommender Contact Information for 2 academic and/or professional sources (to be completed through the provided link)
  • Official GRE Test Scores (must be taken within the last 5 years).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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