At a Glance

General studies units

60

Major/emphasis units

60

Total units to graduate

120

Average completion time

2–4 years

Cost per unit

100–200 level: $400
300–400 level: $450

Estimated total cost
(based on 120 units)

$51,000*

Accreditation

WASC

Location

*Estimated total cost (cost per unit x total units) is provided to aid in program comparison only and will vary depending on the number of units needed to graduate.

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact UC Student Financial Services.

Applied Psychology Degree

Preparation for a successful career using applied psychology requires a broad knowledge base for the major elements of psychological sciences. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology degree equips students with professional knowledge and practical skills in general psychology and specialized emphasis areas. Students will study these psychological principles through a Christian worldview.

Learn more about the career opportunities available with a B.A. in Applied Psychology.

Program Highlights

  • Develop experiential, applicable, and practical approaches
  • Integrate a Christian worldview
  • Evaluate ethical behavior and decision making within the profession
  • Utilize empirical, analytical, and inductive reasoning
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of methods, theories, and concepts in the field

Choose from nine emphasis areas:

Explore your options

Watch the video below to learn more about choosing an emphasis to fit your educational and professional goals.

WANT MORE? Learn more about the career opportunities in the areas of specialization by downloading the Job Options Worksheet (PDF).

Note: This information is current for the 2015 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.