Top Applied Psychology Programs

Following are the top universities for applied psychology graduate programs:

San Diego State University (USA) - The Master's Degree in Applied Psychology prepares individuals for careers that require the application of psychological knowledge to the workplace or community settings. This involves training in theory, research, and practice. Students can continue study for a Ph.D. degree, or accept challenging jobs in public, private, or non-profit field settings upon graduation. The program is designed to take two to three years to complete.

University of Wisconsin-Stout (USA) - The Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) program at UW-Stout offers hands-on experience in solving real-world problems using psychological theories, principles and research methods.

The University of Baltimore (USA) - It offers the Master of Science in Applied Psychology program. Faculty members in the graduate program in applied psychology are experts in counseling and psychotherapy, psychological assessment, social psychology, career assessment and research, and personnel and organizational behavior.

Arizona State University (USA) - The M.S. in applied psychology at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus is a two-year program that provides students with opportunities for practical experience in diverse laboratories as well as internships in a variety of settings.

Lynn University (USA) - The master's degree in Applied Psychology provides students with the training and necessary course work to pursue professional and educational goals in the fields of psychology and counseling. Lynn University is noted for the highest percentage of international students among master's degree-granting institutions in the south (U.S. News & World Report's 2008 "America's Best Colleges" issue).

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