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¿Qué aprenderé?

Degree Description

The Lamar University Master of Science Degree in Applied Psychology program qualifies you professionally to work in a non-clinical capacity in health and human services and psychology. You will be able to help social workers, healthcare workers, psychologists and other professionals to provide services to people.

Professionals with this degree typically work under the direction of workers from a variety of fields, such as nursing, psychiatry, psychology or social work. Job settings typically include private practices, schools, offices, hospitals, community centers and businesses.

Why Study Applied Psychology at Lamar?

The Master of Science Degree in Applied Psychology at Lamar University prepares you as a professional for employment in business, industry, or community mental health agencies. Two degree tracks offer specialized study in either Industrial/Organizational Psychology or in Clinical Psychology. The program provides you the opportunity to work with patients over an extended period to treat psychological trauma and improve general life skills.

As an applied psychology professional, you could help clients master living skills and communicate more effectively, support their participation in a treatment plan, offer case management support and guidance or arrange for medical care, vocational training, job placement and other outside services.

Career Paths

As we come to understand more about the way people think, feel, and behave, we are able to apply that knowledge to various aspects of everyday living. Your decision to enter any given applied psychology setting will depend on your own interests, skills, and education choices. Here is simply an overview of general applications of psychology, along with a few popular job titles; however, the true number of careers related to or influenced by psychology is limitless. As you consider how you will use your education, be sure to research your jobs of interest.

Primary Careers

School/Career Counselor, Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counselor, Art/Music Therapist

Career Areas

  • Clinical and mental health counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Criminal justice
  • Health care and rehabilitation
  • Business
  • Education
  • Social Services

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Arts and Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (44 horas)

Costos de estudio
US$18.479,00 por año
USD $10,349 for 12 hours; USD $7,849 for 9 hours; USD $5,315 for 6 hours; USD $2,781 for 3 hours
Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado April 2023

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Agosto 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

Carl Parker Building, Room 203,



77710, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

International students who hold a bachelor's degree and wish to pursue a master's degree at Lamar University.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in psychology. In most cases, applicants with the material listed above who have at least a 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA, at least a 3.0/4.0 GPA in psychology courses, a verbal GRE scores of at least 150, and a quantitative GRE score of at least 150 are considered for admission.

English Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL Internet Based Total - 79; TOEFL Computer Based Total - 213; TOEFL Paper-Based Total - 550; IELTS Total - 6.5.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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