MA Applied Psychology

Learn How Thought Shapes Behavior in Liberty’s M.A. in Applied Psychology Online

Liberty University’s Master’s in Applied Psychology will provide for a career where understanding the intricacies of human behavior and research is essential. Our Master’s in Applied Psychology online degree program will build upon your foundational knowledge centered on a passion for people, behavior and psychological analysis, and lifespan development across the globe. If you have the heart for serving others by helping employees or organizations work through problems and create positive work environments, this program is for you!

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Why Choose Our Master’s in Applied Psychology?

Liberty University is pleased to offer the Master of Arts in Applied Psychology completely online with each course taught from a Christian worldview. Our goal is to provide students foundational training in the study of psychology with the goal of glorifying God by understanding and optimizing human functioning. In our developmental concentration, the student will be able to use empirical research to evaluate developmental issues across the lifespan. In the industrial organization concentration, the student will be able to apply knowledge of psychology to understand human thinking and behavior in organizations.

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Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

MA in Applied Psychology Online Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Master’s in Applied Psychology degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting. 

  • Students enrolled in our Master’s degree in Applied Psychology program will have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty’s research portal.

Potential Career Options

  • Developmental Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Human Resource Analyst
  • Employment Counselor
  • Social Service Manager

Military Benefits for the Online MA in Applied Psychology

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for Our Online MA in Applied Psychology 

Applicants must have a 2.5 or above cumulative combined GPA for all accredited colleges previously attended or for high school. A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

Master’s in Applied Psychology Program Format and Information