Penn's Certificate in Applied Positive PsychologyAn Ivy League Certificate Designed to Create a Positive Impact

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The online Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania is designed to help you incorporate the principles and practices of positive psychology into your personal and professional life and to develop positive problem-solving skills that can transform your community and workplace.


The Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology is a 4-course, 4 c.u. sequence that prepares students to apply tools for research and evaluation to measure the impact of positive psychology in different contexts and settings.


You learn strategies and techniques to incorporate well-being and resilience that are applicable both at home and at work.


Courses examine the intersections of body, brain, culture, and science to develop practices that enhance human well-being and flourishing.


The certificate’s four online courses are scheduled at times to accommodate working adults, so you can easily enhance your skills while still pursuing your career.

University of Pennsylvania online certificates—a flexible, Ivy League educational experience with immediate career and personal impact.