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Program Contacts

Special announcement for the MAPP 2021-2022 year: In fall 2020, the MAPP program successfully transitioned from a hybrid delivery to an all-online model due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For 2021-2022, we have decided that the MAPP program will also be delivered 100% online. Please visit our MAPP 2021 Fall Announcement page to learn more about our commitment to delivering an accessible, world-class education in positive psychology.

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

Tel: (215) 898-7326
Fax: (215) 573-2053
mapp-info@sas.upenn.edu

Office hours

  • Monday through Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

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!

Program Director, Master of Applied Positive Psychology
James Pawelski, PhD, Professor of Practice and Director of Education, Positive Psychology Center

Associate Director of Education, Positive Psychology Center
Leona Brandwene

Manager of Education, Positive Psychology Center
Aaron Boczkowski

Managing Coordinator of Education, Positive Psychology Center
Laura Taylor
(215) 746-1273

Assistant Coordinator of Education, Positive Psychology Center
Nicole Stottlemyer
(215) 898-8354
nicoleis@sas.upenn.edu

If you have any questions or would like to check the status of an application, please call (215) 898-8354 or email mapp-info@sas.upenn.edu.

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Congratulations to Leona Brandwene!

Congratulations to Leona Brandwene!

MAPP’s associate director received the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award from the School of Arts and Sciences.

Want to know more?

Want to know more?

Join us on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, for a virtual information session to hear more about the program, curriculum, and application process.

Looking for financial assistance?

Learn about financial aid including MAPP’s fellowship and scholarship opportunities.