Master of Science in Applied Psychology

Sacred Heart University Online

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Master of Science in Applied Psychology

Sacred Heart University Online

We believe that success in a variety of industries and career fields begins with a fundamental understanding of people and their behavior. So many industries, community service and non-profit organizations in the world today need applied psychology leaders. Step up as an agent of positive change with an MSAP from Sacred Heart University. Our MSAP is a uniquely versatile credential offering two concentrations as well as a general track.

Built on a research-driven core, our MSAP is taught in small, highly interactive online classes by an award-winning faculty. A bachelor’s in psychology is not required, and students may select from three different capstone completion options. Your desire to understand human behavior in order to help others grow and succeed is sure to take your career to great new places.

    Three concentrations:
      • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
      • Apply psychology in the workplace with the Industrial and Organizational concentration. It will open opportunities in industrial human resources to help companies improve workforce satisfaction and productivity. By studying personnel management, organizational behavior, performance assessment, and employee development, you will gain skills and experience that can be applied to a variety of industries.
      • Community Psychology
      • The Community Psychology specialization is designed to help you apply psychology theory to groups on a macro level in the expanding public and non-profit sectors. Learn how psychology is applied to the care of individuals and the general public and work as a change agent for the greater good. Help to put societal systems into place that focus on preventative measures for groups of the population.
      • General Track
      • Choose four electives that reflect your personal and career interests.
Your MSAP degree will be instantly recognized whatever career path you choose. Sacred Heart has been consistently ranked among the top masters colleges in the country.

Due to state regulations, Sacred Heart University’s online programs are no longer accepting applications from residents of the following states: Maryland, North Carolina, Oregon.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 22, 2016
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