The Center for Applied Psychology is a division of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) that develops, implements, and evaluates projects where application of the most current knowledge in psychology leads to the understanding and amelioration of problems with which our society is concerned. These projects involve faculty, doctoral students, and community-based participants in the design and delivery of psychological services and in research regarding the projects.

The center's programs and services are applicable and available to all types of organizations, including corporations, schools, state agencies, community organizations, psychological clinics, and child and family programs.