Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Psychology emphasizes theory, research, and practice, providing students with a broad range of education and experience to expand their academic and professional opportunities. This 36-unit program equips students for careers in industrial and organizational psychology, developmental psychology, or general psychology, and also serves as preparation for doctoral programs. Students focus on performing research along with practical applications for prevention, intervention, and transformation.

Program Highlights

  • Integrate God’s Word within the profession of psychology.
  • Identify and evaluate key personal and professional ethics affecting psychology professionals.
  • Use technology in statistical analysis and data management.
  • Examine cultural and diversity issues within the field of psychology.

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Potential Careers

Graduates of the program are armed with the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in a variety of roles in related industries:

Private Business

Government

Healthcare

Education

Doctoral Studies

Course Requirements

Students must complete the following degree components at LAPU or via applicable transfer credits. See the catalog for more details.

Major Course Requirements
18 Credits

PSYC 510Tests and Assessment

3 Credits

PSYC 520Social and Cultural Psychology

3 Credits

PSYC 550Professional and Ethical Issues

3 Credits

PSYC 670Research and Evaluation Methods

3 Credits

PSYC 680Literature Review Advanced Topic

3 Credits

PSYC 690Graduate Psychology Culminating Experience

3 Credits
Concentration Options
18 Credits

- Choose One -

General Psychology concentration

18 Credits

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Industrial & Organizational Psychology concentration

18 Credits

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Developmental Psychology concentration

18 Credits
Total Credits
36 Credits
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