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Student and Alumni Stories

Students and alumni of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program are transforming their communities and their workplaces around the world in a myriad of roles. They are improving the effectiveness of project teams and managers, encouraging patient self-efficacy and using positive interventions in healthcare settings, creating strategies as human resources professionals, leading educational institutions and fostering positive peacekeeping in the United Nations. Read our stories below to learn more about how the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program has helped students create fully engaging lives and careers.

PhD student in management and organizations ‘21—expected

Experience the MAPP program through Eunbit, a full-time international student whose research focuses on culture and well-being.

Vice President of Employer Branding and Talent Acquisition, Bertelsmann

Learn how Nico, a leader in Europe’s largest media company, helps clients and employees manage emotions in the workplace.

Consultant and best-selling author

Discover how Patrick, an expert in leadership communications, coaches baby boomers through new careers and life stages. 

Director of the Institute of Happiness Sciences, Universidad Tecmilenio 

Explore Rosalinda’s inclusion of positive psychology in high school curricula in Monterrey, Mexico.

MAPP alumni directory

Many Master of Positive Psychology graduates are listed on our MAPP Alumni Directory. If you are looking for speakers, authors, teachers, consultants, coaches, therapists, or a variety of other roles, use this resource to get in touch.

Capstone projects

Capstones

The capstone project is a culminating experience, allowing you to integrate and apply what you've learned during the program.

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Inside the program

MAPP Infographic

Our hybrid format allows students to come from all over the world!

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Am I eligible to apply?

Admissions and Eligibility

Admission to the master's program is highly selective. Learn more about applicant qualifications.

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