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Applied Psychology and Prevention Science Doctorate

Established in 2015, the UMass Lowell Ph.D. program in Applied Psychology & Prevention Science (APPS) is designed to train students and current practitioners who seek advanced education in the application of psychological theories and methods to address real-world problems, as well as to promote optimal quality of life outcomes. 

Prospective students view our Frequently Asked Questions.

APPS emphasizes three areas of study

  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Community and Applied Social Psychology
  • Applied Developmental Psychology
Also consider these aspects of the Applied Psychology and Prevention Science Ph.D. program:
For questions or to learn more about the Ph.D. in applied psychology and prevention science please contact: 

Department of Psychology 
113 Wilder St., Ste. 300 
Lowell, MA 01854-3059 

Tel: 978-934-3950 
Fax: 978-934-3074