The B.A. in Applied Psychology degree offers learners career opportunities in industries such as social services, government agencies, justice departments, nonprofits, and a variety of areas of ministry, along with the ability to advance to graduate education. The job possibilities range from child welfare liaison, probation officer, and adolescent residential care counselor to Christian camp counselor and corrections officer.
Each emphasis area gives students the opportunity to stand out among others in their field of interest, increasing their marketability for jobs and graduate education. Their emphasis area may also provide opportunities to transfer credits and reduce coursework requirements for certain graduate school programs.