Behavioral and Applied Sciences

School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences Alumni Tuition Discounts

APU’s School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences (BAS) offers a 15 percent alumni tuition discount for APU alumni starting in any of the following graduate programs during the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year:

  • Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)*
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training
  • Master of Science in Child Life
  • Master of Science in Physical Education
  • Master of Science in Research Psychology and Data Analytics

A 10 percent alumni tuition discount is available for APU alumni starting in the following graduate programs during the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year:

  • Master of Arts in Leadership
  • Master of Science in Organizational Psychology

To qualify for this discount, students must begin their program in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year and maintain continuous enrollment half time for fall and spring terms. Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each year until graduation. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid.

*Discount only applies to Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego regional campuses.

CCCU Employees Tuition Discount

In support of institutions affiliated with the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), APU offers a 10 percent tuition discount for the Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership or the Ph.D. in Higher Education program to any full-time faculty member or administrator of any CCCU-affiliated institution as long as the employing institution matches at least the 10 percent discount. The combined tuition discount cannot equal more than 100 percent. The amount of institutional aid is subject to coordination with federal, state, and institutional regulations, which may result in a reduction of this benefit. Please fill out the 2016-17 CCCU Employees Tuition Discount (PDF) and turn it in to the Graduate and Professional Center.

Plus One Discount

If two or more students from the same institution enroll in the same higher education cohort in the same year, each one is eligible to receive a 10% tuition discount. The Plus One Discount is available beginning in May 2017 for the Ed.D. program, and beginning in July 2017 for the Ph.D. program.

For more information, contact the department at doctoralhighered@apu.edu.

Law Enforcement Discount

The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences offers a 15 percent tuition discount for eligible law enforcement employees, and their spouses, enrolled in one of the following professional bachelor’s completion programs during the 2016-17 or 2017-18 academic year:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (bachelor’s completion)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (bachelor’s completion)

Students fill out the APU Law Enforcement Discount (PDF) form and provide proof of employment for the relevant academic year. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid.

MOU Partner Tuition Discounts

The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences offers a 15 percent tuition discount for eligible employees of the County of Riverside, City of Hesperia, City of Murrieta, Victor Elementary School District, and Town of Apple Valley who will start in one of the following professional bachelor’s completion programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (bachelor’s completion)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (bachelor’s completion)

Students fill out the 2017-18 BAS Professional Undergraduate MOU Agreement Discount (PDF) form and provide proof of employment along with a form every year of enrollment.

The School of Education and the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences offer a 10 percent tuition discount for eligible employees of the following districts and charter schools who will start in an education program (offered through the School of Education) or a physical education program (offered through the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences):

  • Apple Valley Unified School District
  • Arcadia Unified School District
  • Colton Joint Unified School District
  • Corona-Norco Unified School District
  • County of Orange Employees
  • Duarte Unified School District
  • Hesperia Unified School District
  • Murrieta Valley Unified School District
  • Opportunities for Learning Charter Schools
  • Options for Youth Charter Schools
  • Oro Grande School District
  • Pasadena Unified School District
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
  • San Bernardino City Unified School District
  • San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Jacinto Unified School District
  • Snowline Joint Unified School District
  • Temecula Valley Unified School District
  • Victor Elementary School District
  • Victor Valley Unified School District

Students fill out the 2017-18 School of Education MOU Agreement Discount (PDF) form and provide proof of employment along with a form every year of enrollment. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid.

Veteran Discount

The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences offers a 15 percent tuition discount for eligible veterans, their spouses, and dependents who enroll in one of the following bachelor’s completion programs during the 2017-18 academic year:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Applicants must fill out the APU Veteran Discount (PDF) form and provide proof of military service with the application. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid.