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Program Contacts

Master of Applied Positive Psychology
3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

Tel: (215) 898-7326
Fax: (215) 573-2053


Office hours (Eastern Time Zone)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Office location

The Master of Applied Positive Psychology program office is located in the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies suite on the first floor of 3440 Market Street (the first building on the southwest corner of 34th and Market streets).

Master of Applied Positive Psychology program team

Members of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program team will work with you to plan your path through the degree and help find answers to all of your questions. We look forward to helping you learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you at Penn!

Assistant Coordinator
Laura Taylor
(215) 746-1273

Program Coordinator
Aaron Boczkowski
(215) 746-0441

Associate Director
Leona Brandwene

Program Director
James Pawelski, PhD
Director of Education and Senior Scholar at the Positive Psychology Center

If you have any questions or would like to check the status of an application, please call (215) 746-0441 or e-mail

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Application deadline

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MAPP admits students for fall terms only. The application deadline is March 1 of the year in which you intend to enroll.

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On-site schedule

Program Format & Schedule

The program cohort will gather one weekend each month to attend intensive on-site classes in Philadelphia.

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Applied Positive Psychology faculty

Campus Life

Dr. Martin Seligman is the founder of positive psychology and one of the many outstanding members of the MAPP faculty team.

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