Online Master of Arts in Psychology

The online Master of Arts in Psychology program is designed to extend your knowledge and discipline in psychology, preparing you for a wide variety of professions and contexts.

The online masters in Psychology (MA) program from Touro University Worldwide’s School of Psychology, explores human behavior with blended topics such as research methods, cognitive psychology, social psychology, personality, learning theory, and ethical practice in psychology.

This program helps you gain the relevant skills to your field of work, the entire the human services field, and or pursue a Doctorate in Psychology. The program has four concentrations for you to customize to your aspirations and advance your career and education in the field of Psychology with special emphasis placed on the practical application of psychological research to real-world contexts.

With our online Master of Arts in Psychology program, you will hone and sharpen your skills as you work through challenging case studies relevant to psychological theories and methods. Whether you want to prepare for doctoral level coursework in the future or a career in general psychology, health psychology, forensics psychology, media psychology or education psychology, we can help you get started. You will learn psychological theories and applicable research from scholar-practitioners to assist in understanding people and associated behaviors relevant to multiple industries and sectors globally.

Upon graduation, you will possess the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for affecting change within others and themselves. You will also emerge from the program well-grounded, with a foundation in empathy, reflectivity, communication, collaboration and an appreciation for alternative perspectives regarding human behavior.

Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.

What makes this MA in Psychology program different?

  • 100% online
  • Affordable tuition
  • Nonprofit Accredited University
  • No residency required
  • Finish in one year*
  • No GRE required
  • Accelerated admissions process
  • 6 starts throughout the year
  • 8 weeks session
  • Learn from scholar-practitioners with expertise in the industry.

*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.

MA in Psychology Concentrations:

Tuition Information

TUW’s tuition is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and students loans.

Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so speak with your human resource representative to find out if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

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Program Requirements

Students must complete 12 courses. Nine required courses and three elective courses are selected from one of two concentrations currently offered.

TUW offers two unique concentrations that allow professionals to target their course of study to meet their specific career goals.

Concentrations include the following:

Admission Requirements

Students seeking to attend in TUW must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • Have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Transfer student from another college/university’s graduate program in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75).

Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:

  1. Submit an application to the University.
  2. As a non-profit organization committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.
  3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated. (See Foreign Credit for additional information.) Students are required to complete step 3 by the end of their first term of enrollment.

As a non-profit institution committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.


Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit or write WSCUC at 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501.