Marquette Graduate School launches Applied Psychology Data Analytics program

May 15, 2024

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Graduate School has announced it is accepting applications for a new Master of Science in Applied Psychology Data Analytics degree program. The program, housed in the Department of Psychology, will begin in fall 2025 and include an accelerated degree option for Marquette undergraduate students.

Applications for the program are now open and available online.

The purpose of the Applied Psychology Data Analytics program will be to combine analytical skills with a deep understanding of human behavior to drive meaningful change in the world.

“We are excited about our new graduate program offering in Applied Psychology Data Analytics,” said Dr. Scott D’Urso, acting vice provost for graduate and professional studies and dean of the Graduate School. “This unique master’s degree program will leverage the use of big data and advanced statistical techniques to give graduates a professional edge in applying their psychology degree to jobs in a wide variety of fields, including health care, business, education social media.”

This program will teach students to conduct, evaluate and communicate high-quality research using datasets to help organizations better understand challenges they confront, address important issues and promote positive social change. Students will engage in interdisciplinary coursework between the Psychology and Computer Science departments and will earn a data science certificate upon completion of the program. This program will provide hands-on experience allowing students to work with community organizations to apply psychological principles to real-world problems by using data. Community placements will take place in a student’s last year in the program.

Marquette undergraduate students can enter Applied Psychology Data Analytics Accelerated Degree Program during their junior year and earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. Through the formation of hearts and minds, Marquette prepares our 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional students to lead, excel and serve as agents of positive change. And, we deliver results. Ranked in the top 20% of national universities, Marquette is recognized for its undergraduate teaching, innovation and career preparation as the sixth-best university in the country for job placement. Our focus on student success and immersive, personalized learning experiences encourages students to think critically and engage with the world around them. When students graduate with a Marquette degree, they are truly prepared and called to Be The Difference.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

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