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Psychology M.A., M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, OR,
The goal of the master’s program in Applied Psychological Science (APS) is to foster learning of and competence in skills relevant to responsible and ethical conduct within clinical service and applied research settings.


Students gain expertise regarding the impact of cultural, biological, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral factors on psychological phenomena. Emphasis is placed on the development of a strong theoretical foundation and scientific approach that can be employed in a number of applied settings.The APS program offers two specialties that allow students to emphasize coursework leading to their desired careers in psychology: Applied Research and Clinical Psychology. These specialties share a common core of classes and are augmented by a set of specialty-specific courses (see degree requirements). Note: We are not currently accepting applications into the Applied Research Specialty.This terminal master’s program in Applied Psychological Science is designed to prepare students for employment as master's-level professionals (in applied practical or research settings) or for further training in psychology at the doctoral level.


The MA in Applied Psychological Science is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of August, 2017 through August, 2021.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cognitive/ Affective Bases of Behavior
  • Individual/ Social Bases of Behavior
  • Advanced Lifespan Psychology
  • Human Diversity
  • Psychometrics
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Official Academic Transcript(s): All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate semester hours of letter-grade work earned before receipt of a bachelor's
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from non-related individuals familiar with the student’s scholarly work and/or relevant work experience
  • Resume/curriculum vita that includes prior experience in research or clinical areas, awards and scholarships
  • A statement of interest (1-2 pages) which conveys the student’s background and previous experience including why they believe them self a good candidate for our program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25215 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25215 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    25215 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25215 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Forest Grove

  • 1410 - 2520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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