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Take a deeper dive into the science of human behavior, investigating how people cope and thrive in the modern world. You’ll study psychological theories and learn to apply them to your own life, taking what you learn to better the world and yourself through action. You will also gain a strong relationship with faculty experts as you work with them to design a formative academic experience for yourself.

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Program Snapshot

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Program Format
Online 7- or 8-week terms

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Time Commitment
12-24 months

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Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

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Join Regis Alumni Working As:

Clinical Psychologist

Diagnose and treat mental health disorders using therapeutic techniques, counseling and assessments.

Human Resources Specialist

Manage personnel matters, from recruitment to employee relations, fostering a positive workplace and ensuring compliance.

Market Research Analyst

Study market trends, consumer behavior and competition to help businesses make informed decisions and develop effective strategies.

By the Numbers

Average student-to-faculty ratio at Regis
Regis master’s graduates who report working in their degree field*
Median annual wage for psychologists**

*Regis First Destination Survey, 2023
**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022

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MAPY 608: Neuroscience of Human Relationships

Discover how our brains develop and change in response to our interpersonal relationships, while examining the basics of neuroscience related to communication, fear and conflict, emotions, love, attachment, empathy and cooperation.

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MAPY 614: Positive Psychology

Examine theories and research used to understand and improve psychological well-being as you analyze topics such as happiness, gratitude, character strengths and the broaden-and-build model of positive emotion.

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MAPY 625: Stress, Coping and Well-Being

Explore the psychological process of stress, the physical connection between stress and health, and research different coping interventions. Topics, including social support, chronic illness and aging, are examined through research and personal experience.

To apply to the Master of Arts program, you will need:

  • Online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcript(s) from an accredited college or university
  • Admissions essay
  • Resume
  • Faculty interview may be required

This program is eligible for our FastForward dual degree. To learn more about eligible programs and GPA requirements, visit regis.edu/fastforward

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Tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $599 per credit hour
Total program credits: 33
A 10% tuition discount is offered for licensed educators.

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Earning your Master of Arts with Applied Psychology specialization from Regis sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach.

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