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Master of Science in Applied Psychology / Community Psychology

Program Details

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology offered by Sacred Heart University is a uniquely versatile credential, offering two specializations as well as a general track. This concentration prepares students for careers in addiction rehabilitation facilities, career placement and counseling centers, employee assistance centers, hospitals and community health clinics, family and youth resource centers, and federal agencies. Sacred Heart has been consistently ranked among the top masters colleges in the country. Built on a research-driven core, our MSAP is taught in small, highly interactive online classes by an award-winning faculty. A bachelor’s in psychology is not required however, it is preferred. Your desire to understand human behavior in order to help others grow and succeed is sure take your career to great new places. 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores are not required but are recommended as additional evidence of eligibility

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education