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Applied Psychology M.S.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Psychology

Format: 
  • Online

Earning your M.S. in applied psychology will prepare you for leadership positions in various human services agencies, or for community college teaching. It will also help you advance in your current workplace, or move on to a doctoral program.

Anyone with a bachelor’s degree is eligible to apply to our program, regardless of your undergraduate major.

Program Faculty

Our experienced and diverse faculty are partners with our students. They are dedicated to providing the best possible learning experience, whether it’s online or on campus.

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities in social and human services fields and community college teaching are expected to increase at a higher than average rate through 2028, adding thousands of new jobs.

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Complete your degree totally online or on campus in traditional face-to-face classes. You can also tailor your degree plan to fit your career interests, and you have both Thesis and Non-Thesis options.

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