The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) is a Catholic graduate school of psychology founded in 1999 dedicated to the scientific study of psychology with a Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and the family. IPS offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctoral (Psy.D.) degrees in Clinical Psychology, and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Psychology (also available as an online degree), and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC).