American Public University

Master of Arts in Psychology


111 West Congress Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Psychology

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Psychology program guides students through in-depth exploration of the discipline. At the core of the program is the "generalist model", a conceptual framework that emphasizes foundational study of theories and research methods, and factors related to human behavior including lifespan development, social and cultural diversity, assessment, personality and psychopathology. It is not considered a terminal degree in the field, but rather prepares graduates to enter doctoral and other graduate studies and supports the development of knowledge and skills that may promote the graduate's career advancement.


The American Public University System is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association; and nationally, by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council.

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

Facts & Figures

Loans Offered: A variety of student loan programs are available to students, including federal and private loans. (FAFSA code 038193) American Public University also offers Military Tuition Assistance and the GI Bill

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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