Jul 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Research Psychology, MS (Online)

College Social and Behavioral Sciences; Adult and Professional Studies
Academic Award Master of Science
Credits Required 36 semester credits
Faculty Lead Matt Nelson
CIP Code 42.2813

Program Outcomes 

The MS in Applied Research Psychology (MARP) prepares students to develop knowledge through the application of social science research methodologies to social and workplace problems faced by communities and organizations. The MARP program equips students with the knowledge and abilities to fulfill this aim by preparing student to: 

  1. Design and implement empirical investigations in communities and organizations. 
  2. Analyze data using appropriate quantitative and qualitative techniques and generate appropriate conclusions based on analysis results. 
  3. Create professional reports and presentations detailing investigation procedures, data analyses, findings, and conclusions in APA format. 
  4. Adhere to the ethical code and standards of the American Psychological Association for psychological research. 
  5. Articulate how a Christian worldview informs their understanding of data analysis and interpretation. 

Admissions Requirements 

  • BA/BS degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Science, or closely related field 
    • If not – need to complete prerequisite courses: (1) Statistics and (2) General Psychology. 
  • Undergraduate CGPA 3.0 
  • Completed online application 
  • Letter of interest – highlighting research interests and professional goals 

Core Curriculum: 24

Concentration: 12

Select one concentration from the following:

Research Analytics

Program Evaluation

Doctoral Preparation