24 months
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
1980 USD/credit 47520 USD/year
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Applied Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University (CGU)  integrates this research with applied research methods and evaluation science, focusing on the translational relevance of social psychology to health and social issues. 


Applied Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) curriculum explores contemporary research in the core areas of social psychology—influence and persuasion, attitudes and behavior, social and behavioral change, and group and intergroup processes.

Program Highlights

  • Our terminal MA Applied Social Psychology program trains you to apply social psychology theory and research methods to an understanding of health behavior and societal issues, preparing you to inform policy aimed at prosocial interventions and behavioral change.
  • Research is a core activity of our faculty and students; organized around 4 faculty labs and institutes (Health Psychology and Prevention Science Institute, Institute for Research on Social Issues, Social Identity Lab, Depression Lab), and faculty-led or -mentored research groups.
  • Our projects include health and adolescent substance abuse, leadership and social change, societal extremism, social conflict and discrimination, LGBT issues, and volunteerism.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Overview of Social Psychology
  • Applying Principles of Social and Behavioral Change
  • Applying Principles of Group Influence
  • Intermediate statistics 
  • Analysis of variance 
  • Applied multiple regression 
  • Categorical data analysis 
  • Research methods
  • Foundations of evaluation 
  • Comparative evaluation theory 
  • Evaluation procedures 

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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