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Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Science

Uncover the science of human behavior.

Discover the ways in which complex human behaviors and emotions play a part in nearly every aspect of daily life. Through the lens of applied psychology, you’ll discover ways to improve communication, enhance human wellbeing and understand how to help people cope and thrive in the modern world.

Classes cover a wide array of topics, including lifespan development, abnormal behavior, positive psychology, stress and wellbeing, health psychology and forgiveness. With a B.S. in Applied Psychology, you’ll be well-equipped to pursue further study as a graduate student or embark on a career as a counselor, behavioral analyst, social worker or another valuable professional role.

Students transferring fewer than 45 credit hours will receive additional support via our Cornerstone Learning Community to help lay the groundwork for their academic success. Classes are offered online or on campus and are designed to fit around your busy schedule.


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Program Snapshot

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

Transfer Friendly
Transfer up to 81 credits

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

Join Regis Alumni Working As:

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.


Counselor

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


By the Numbers

81
Transfer credits allowed for program
$1280000
Additional lifetime earnings for bachelor’s degree vs. high school diploma*
6
Annual program start dates

*Brookings Institute, “Major decisions: What graduates earn over their lifetimes”

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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:

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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.

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

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Program tuition: $485 per credit hour

Total program credits: 120 (credits taken at Regis University will vary based on your number of transfer credits)

Earning your B.S. in Applied Psychology from Regis sets you apart and prepares you for professional success think of it as an investment in your future. And you may be closer to graduation than you realize. View the Transfer Guide for a complete list of transfer credit equivalents that can save you time and money. Between our generous transfer policies, scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future undergraduate financing guide for lots of helpful tips.

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