Psychology - Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation, M.A. | Claremont Graduate University (CGU) | Claremont, United States
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Psychology - Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation

24 months
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
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Psychology - Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) provides you with the tools and credentials to assess and improve organizational effectiveness and the work life of all individuals.


In this distinctive Psychology - Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation program from Claremont Graduate University (CGU), you’ll learn to improve organizational effectiveness and individual work life through positive organizational psychology research, integrating that scholarship with a background in evaluation and applied research methods, all within one of the preeminent evaluation programs in the country. 

Ideal for those committed to creating socially responsible organizations, this concentration explores how to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse workforce in a global economy and community. You’ll find mentoring and research opportunities to collaborate with leading scholars in both fields.

Program Highlights

  • CGU leaped to the forefront of positive psychology research in 1999 when Distinguished Professor of Psychology & Management Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi founded the Quality of Life Research Center, a nonprofit institute that researches a range of cutting-edge issues in positive psychology and provides a forum for scholars from across the globe to extend their research and studies in the field.
  • Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge in collaborative projects with such institutions as schools, workplaces, and social service agencies interested in improving the experience and lives of their constituents.
  • The organizational sciences programs admit students with either a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in psychology, business administration, or related fields.
  • We admit students directly from undergraduate programs, and we also admit mid-career students who are returning to the university after more extensive work experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Culture
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Leadership
  • Comparative Evaluation Theory
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Positive Organizational Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Applicants who feel that their Grade Point Averages do not adequately represent their ability to succeed in a graduate program may find it helpful to submit GRE scores for consideration.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
    • $80 Application fee
    • Official transcripts (undergraduate/graduate)
    • Resume
    • English proficiency exam (international applicants only)
    • Copy of Passport
    • Affidavit of Financial Support
    • Financial Statement or Proof
    • Statement of purpose
    • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    47520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1980 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Claremont

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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