Master of Science in Psychology

The program provides students with a business based training program, designed to equip them for service in organizational and institutional settings. This unique integration of psychology and business will prepare students to impact individuals, colleagues, and communities with counseling skills and psychological tools. This degree (Non-Licensure Track) is designed for students who want to gain the counseling skills and learn the scientific research provided by psychology without desiring licensure in California as a psychologist.

Program Objectives

PLO #1 Describe and compare the basic characteristics of psychological approaches.

PLO #2 Integrate in-depth psychological knowledge to the professional practice of business and financial world.

PLO #3 Demonstrate values such as integrity and ethical standards of conduct throughout the academic process.

Course Descriptions

PSY501       Psychology in Integral Studies

PSY503       Counseling Psychology

PSY617       Ethics and Law in Psychology

PSY509       Developmental Psychology

PSY522       Cross-Culture Psychology

PSY504       Communication Skills in Psychology

BA601        Psychology and Human Relations

BA611        Managerial Negotiations

BA631        Leadership and Organizational Development

BA640        Organizational Transformation and Change

BA626        Knowledge Management in Organizations

BA653        Strategic Planning and Policy


This institution is, provisionally approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to offer degree programs. To continue to offer this degree program, this institution must meet the following requirements: Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.  Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by May 16, 2019, and full accreditation by May 16, 2022. If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must: Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund. An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended