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

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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.


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

By the Numbers

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

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

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Combine Your Bachelor's and Master's with the FastForward Program

The FastForward program at Regis enables you to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree at the same time and get on the fast track to success. Through our dual degree combination options, you can complete both degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

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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. in Applied Psychology program, you will need:

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

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Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $515 per credit hour
Total program credits: 120 (credits taken at Regis University will vary based on your number of transfer credits)
Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for Adult Undergraduates and Graduate Students page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Earning your Bachelor of Science 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.