Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology Child Advocacy


FTUO Degree

Are you passionate about building a career championing the well being and safety of children? Florida Tech’s BA in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Child Advocacy offers a liberal arts foundation and culminates in studies of child development, child advocacy, community psychology and critical issues pertaining to child maltreatment.

Whether you decide to pursue a position in the child advocacy field or attend graduate school, this 100% online degree program will empower you with the critical thinking and communication skills that can truly make a difference.

 Learn How to


  • Cultivate the necessary skills to work as a child advocate
  • Identify, understand and develop practical solutions to problems facing today’s organizations
  • Recognize psychological principles, theories and research pertaining to the developing child from conception through early adolescence
  • Value the complexity and key concepts of sociocultural and international diversity

How You’ll Benefit From an Applied Psychology With a Concentration in Child Advocacy Degree


  • Discover various major concepts of applied psychology, including theoretical perspectives, historical trends and empirical findings.
  • Apply methods of clinical assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders upon completion of advanced study.
  • Examine domestic violence, crime prevention, delinquency, hate crimes and substance abuse in terms of best practices from the field.
  • Gain skills you can apply immediately in the workplace.

Who Should Enroll


Florida Tech’s Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Child Advocacy is designed to provide a broad knowledge base in the field of applied psychology and an introduction to child development, maltreatment and environmental influences. Students will be exposed to principles of effective research, critical thinking and personal development. Anyone who wishes to work in the fields of psychology, sociology, business, legal studies or counseling will benefit.

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Applied Psychology and Child Advocacy Careers


As a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Child Advocacy holder, you can explore managerial, leadership and other professional opportunities in a variety of fields, particularly in behavioral and social sciences for local, state and federal agencies. The degree program also serves as valuable preparation for graduate students in various disciplines of psychology and sociology, business, legal studies and counseling and is applicable to a number of positions including: