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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Positive Psychology, M.S. (Coaching Psychology Track)(Offered Online Only)

Accreditation Status

The Life University Coaching Psychology program is a Center for Credentialing & Education (CC&E) and an Approved Board Certified Coach (BCC) training provider. We also hold accreditation through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as an Accredited Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) provider.


Students will earn a Master of Science in Positive Psychology (MSPP) degree. Life University’s Master’s in Positive Psychology/Coaching Track is a 3-quarter program and is designed around an integrated approach to positive psychology that draws from the richness of ancient traditions and yet is based on modern scientific research, methods and best practices. Graduates of this program will have key theoretical understandings and the core skills necessary to work as a professional coach in a wide range of settings. They will be equipped to work in the scientist-practitioner or scholar-practitioner models, and can expect to find employment as human performance consultants and personal, or workplace coaches in industry, in the human resources field or in private practice.

Prerequisite Courses (Undergraduate)

  • General Psychology (recommended)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average/GPA: 3.00 or higher
  • Letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE 280 cum, 3.5 writing; TOEFL 500-paper, 61-ibt,173 – comp

Course Schedule

Online coursework with completion of 3 on-site and/or virtual residencies. Residencies are held Friday/Saturday of Week 4 and must be attended in their entirety in order to receive credit for completion.

Program Contacts:

Dr. Mickey Parsons, MED, MCC • Phone: 770-426-2697 • Email: