Master of Arts in Psychology, concentration in Applied Social Psychology

The program trains students to understand social issues using interpersonal/intergroup theories and research. Examples of such issues are peace and conflict, environment, gender, poverty, national development, governance, and political change. Students learn to design and implement interventions in social systems, maximizing knowledge that is culturally embedded in local practices. Graduates may work in various academic, government, and social development settings as teachers, researchers, trainers, and human resource managers. The program is suited for students interested to pursue a career in government and non-government institutions.