Master of Arts in Applied Psychology

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Quick Highlights

Through this online degree, learn how to create positive change in organizations and how to address issues in the workplace, including human performance, productivity, and well-being. Focus on examining ethics, interpersonal interactions, and managing stressful situations.


Fully online classes (synchronous)

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30 credits, 2-year completion

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Spring & Fall semester start


One live 7-week class at a time

Important Deadlines

Application due December 1 / Spring Semester
Application due July 1 / Fall Semester

Program Overview

Enhance your professional skill set and marketability by analyzing human behavior, designing innovative ways to solve problems, and working with others in your field of interest.

Gain a real-world understanding of cultural differences, social justice, and how to create positive change in organizations. Learn communication, group collaboration, and leadership skills.

Your courses will focus on fundamentals of motivation, adult development, social dynamics, and professional growth. Psychology faculty with a variety of expertise will meet weekly with you to discuss topics more deeply and facilitate networking with other students.

Why Choose Loras

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Career Focused

Personalized attention from well-respected faculty gives you the tools you need to succeed, and flexible class formats allow you to continue working and networking while you pursue your degree.


Choose from seven accredited and widely recognized master’s degrees and one postbaccalaureate program. Continue your current career or discover a new career path that’s right for you.

Grad Chat

All prospective graduate and professional education students can schedule a casual, personalized Zoom conversation with both the program director of your academic program of interest as well as the director of graduate admission, to learn more about the classes, internships, outcomes, enrollment processes, and much more. Get a true sense of what grad school is like from a faculty member you will be closely working closely.