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Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Science

Explore the human mind. 

Dive into the science of human behavior and how people cope and thrive in the modern world. At Regis, you’ll study psychological theories and learn to apply them to your own life, taking what you learn to better the world through action.

The Applied Psychology curriculum covers a broad range of topics within the psychology field, including:

  • Lifespan development
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Positive psychology
  • Stress and well-being
  • Health psychology
  • Forgiveness

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on campus courses
5- or 8-week terms

Credits for Completion
120 credit hours
Generous transfer credit opportunities

Cost of Tuition
$475 per credit hour

Sample Applied Psychology Classes

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PY 469: Lifespan Development

Analyzes human developmental stages through cognitive, learning, humanistic and psychoanalytical theories of development.


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PY 416: Social Psychology

Studies social behavior in the areas of attitude formation and change, attraction, love and intimacy, aggression, conformity and obedience.


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PY 481: Brain and Behavior

Examines relationships between the nervous system, endocrine system and behavior by looking at topics including perception, consciousness, dreaming and learning.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Applied Psychology program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Applied Psychology Career Paths

Behavioral Analyst

Study personality traits and patterns of human behavior to better understand a person's decision making.

Social Worker

Support families in need of assistance and help people solve and cope with common problems faced in their everyday lives.


Help people work through a range of issues and make navigating daily life easier.

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Prepare for your future.

Some of the careers in psychology require advanced study. An undergraduate B.S. degree in Applied Psychology from Regis University lays the foundation for you to continue your education through graduate study in:

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Applied Psychology program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcript(s) from prior college(s)
  • Resume

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $475 per credit hour
Total program credits: 120

Total program credits are the number of credit hours required for graduation. Students transferring credit may be required to complete a smaller number of credits at Regis. View the Transfer Guide for a complete list of transfer credit equivalents.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid to learn more.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology is offered by the School for Professional Advancement within Regis College.