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

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


Students will earn a Master of Science in Positive Psychology (MSPP) degree. Life University’s Master’s in Positive Psychology/General Track is a 3 quarter program. The mission of the MS in Positive Psychology-General Track will be to prepare students to be competent, ethical practitioners of positive psychology. Students will develop skills in evaluation assessment, and in a variety of coaching modalities. Learners will be able to apply knowledge from various frameworks and interventions (e.g., theoretical, empirical, experiential, and vitalistic models) to a wide variety of human experiences. This program emphasizes learning, which focuses on the uniqueness of each individual and the influence of culture and ethnicity when providing services to people from diverse backgrounds. The Master’s of Positive Psychology-General Track provides a systematic approach that helps students to progress in their ability to apply positive psychology in multiple environments.

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 Contact:

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