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) for the period of August, 2017 through August, 2021.

 

 

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
Lisa Christiansen | Professor & Program Director, Applied Psychological Science Program
503-352-2627 | lisac@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

Blair Hamel MS '11, PsyD '14 was cited in an article about the benefits of co-sleeping. 

Edwards-Leeper

The Economist addresses a new push to ban transgender treatments for children, and cites Pacific's pioneering psychology professor.

Sarah Bowen, associate professor, was featured in an article about mindfulness. 

Upcoming Events

Apr
15
12:15 to 1:15 p.m. | Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Online
Apr
21
All Day | Tuesday, April 21, 2020 to All Day | Sunday, May 3, 2020
May
8
All Day | Friday, May 8, 2020
May
16
All Day | Saturday, May 16, 2020