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 APS 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 Psychologist Associate or 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 |

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


In Memoriam: John Snyder MS '08, PsyD '10

Bradley Schultz receives award at August commencement

Bradley Schultz MA ’18, PsyD ’21 received the Arnaut Award for Clinical Excellence from the Pacific University School of Graduate Psychology’s doctor of psychology program.

Janie Kiyokawa receives award at August commencement

Janie Kiyokawa ’19, APS ’21 received the Local Clinical Scientist Award from the Pacific University School of Graduate Psychology’s applied psychological sciences program.

Upcoming Events

All Day | Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 to All Day | Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Noon | Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 to 5 p.m. | Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
All Day | Friday, Dec. 10, 2021