BA Applied Psychology

Learn how psychological principles can be applied in business, health and law.


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Start date: 10/24/2016

Enrollment Deadline: 10/12/2016

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Enrollment Deadline: 12/28/2016

Start date: 3/6/2017

Enrollment Deadline: 2/22/2017

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Enrollment Deadline: 6/21/2017

Start date: 8/28/2017

Enrollment Deadline: 8/16/2017

Overview

Our Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology combines a scientific approach to understanding human behavior with a broad-based liberal arts curriculum. This program, available 100% online, allows you to choose your own third- and fourth-year electives from four concentrations: Child Advocacy; Clinical Psychology; Forensic Psychology; and Organizational Psychology. Students also have the flexibility to choose electives across concentrations.

What You'll Learn

In the BA in Applied Psychology, you will study how psychological principles can improve health, business management, product design and law. You will identify, understand and develop practical solutions to problems facing individuals and organizations. You will also review theoretical perspectives, historical trends, empirical findings and ethical behaviors in applied psychology. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

Careers

With a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology, you can explore managerial, leadership and other professional opportunities in a variety of fields, including social and behavioral sciences, business, marketing and sales. Potential career opportunities include counselor, applied behavioral science specialist and case manager. The BA in Applied Psychology also prepares students for graduate programs in various disciplines of psychology and sociology, business, legal studies and counseling.


Time to Complete

8

Weeks per class

40

Total classes

4

Years to Complete