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Master of Arts in Applied Psychology / Developmental Psychology

Program Details

In our Master of Arts in Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology program, you will:

  • Participate in an advanced study of developmental processes across the human lifespan
  • Examine theories and current research
  • Explore the relationship between the brain and behavior.

Our courses will strengthen your research skills within physical, mental, emotional, and social domains with a focus on contemporary research in biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional development.

Quick Facts

  • Program Delivery Format
  • 100% Online
  • 36 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • No standardized testing if you meet admissions requirements

Potential Career Options

  • Developmental specialist
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Human resources analyst

Requirements

  • Regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.5 GPA for admission in good standing
  • Application for admission and fee
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL scores for students who speak English as a second language

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Disclosure

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