UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.
A Ph.D. in applied psychological and prevention science equips graduates with the theoretical and methodological skills to design, implement and evaluate the success of intervention, prevention and health-promotion programs. Graduates holding the Ph.D. in APPS will be well equipped for careers in many fields beyond the traditional academic tenure-track professor. Examples of potential positions include: