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Master's Degree in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP)

Inspire Others With Proven Scientific Methods

  • The MAPP is a research-based degree that dives into the scientific study of positive and negative emotions and how they motivate human behaviors.
  • Our program has been designed based on the theories of developer Martin Seligman who summarized the MAPP program best when he defined well-being as consisting of attributes of “positive emotion, engagement, meaning, positive relationships and accomplishment” (Seligman, 2011, p.121).
  • Intended to develop student’s expertise in how to make the workplace more effective by learning to apply positive psychological theory and research-based insights to understand human behavior on an organizational level.
  • Understand how to apply both psychological and behavioral research to gain personally and professionally in maximizing strengths and maintaining a positive outlook.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge in Applied Positive Psychology by developing a final project tailored to individual career interests. Examples of successful projects include book proposal, strategic plan for a business or company, research thesis paper, community effort that creates change, or other creative and useful ideas.
  • Enhance self-employment confidence and skills by applying the practice of positive psychology practices.

Why Choose Hodges U for the Master in Applied Psychology?

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Johanna Rocha, Applied Psychology

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