Applied Psychological Science Master's Program

Master's Degree

The terminal master’s program in Applied Psychological Science is designed to prepare students for employment or to be a competitive applicant for doctoral programs.

Graduates of the Applied Psychological Science program will be employable as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), clinical/applied researcher, consultant, or similar job descriptions. Graduates may also be eligible for licensure as a mental health practitioner depending on specific state requirements. In Oregon, graduates meet educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

The MA in Applied Psychological Science is nationally accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) through August, 2027.

Contact Us

School of Graduate Psychology
503-352-7277 | Fax: 503-352-7320

190 SE 8th Ave., Ste. 260
Hillsboro, OR 97123

General Program Inquiries
Matthew Hunsinger, PhD | Associate Professor & Program Director, Applied Psychological Science Program
503-352-3612 | matthewh@pacificu.edu

Admissions
Carmel Nicol | Assistant Director of Graduate and Professional Admissions
800-933-9308, ext. 7226 | 503-352-7226 | psych.masters@pacificu.edu

Headlines

Anna Meiners MA '11 in her office

The broad-based shift from the office to remote workspaces may have forever altered the balance between employers and employees.

Globe Illustration

Charlas Comunitarias sobre el Bienestar y la Salud Emocional, a program led partly by Ruth Zúñiga, went online during the pandemic and reached a global audience of 15,000 viewers.

Students provide support to people affected by wildfires

A set of students in the School of Graduate Psychology focused their research on a fascinating question: How do Latinx communities thrive when so many factors are arrayed against them?

Upcoming Events

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All Day | Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 to All Day | Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Hillsboro
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All Day | Friday, Dec. 10, 2021
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