How to cite a master's thesis in APA

APA masters thesis citation

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A master's thesis found in an online platform

Bauger, L. (2011). Personality, Passion, Self-esteem and Psychological Well-being among Junior Elite Athletes in Norway(Master's Thesis). Retrieved from https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/29a9/ef96c34e577211246b83b11813a2585033c5.pdf

An unpublished master's thesis

Aube, K. E. (2019). A comparison of water main failure prediction models in San Luis Obispo, CA (Unpublished master's thesis). Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.

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