BA in Applied Psychology
The BA in Applied Psychology program offers adult learners training in the scientific study of human behavior, emotion, cognition and motivation. Individual, organizational, and global problems require innovative solutions based on psychological research on what motivates people to change. Moreover, robotics and increased automation will place increased demand for employees who are adept at systems thinking to address the complexity of human behavior. The Applied Psychology Program is designed for those seeking occupations that focus on the application of psychological theory and methods to promote creative, evidence-based problem solving, critical systems thinking, cultural agility, and persuasive communication. Career Pathways for the psychology major include the helping professions such as counseling, human resource management, industrial-organizational psychology, the persuasion sciences and psychometric and statistical analysis.
FASTRACK Program benefits
- Earn your degree from a respected, non-profit college, with 100 years of professional education experience.
- Evening/weekend courses allow you to complete your degree around your work schedule.
- Online or on-campus—learn with other adult students who, like you, bring experience and knowledge to the classroom.
- Learn from Loyola professors at the top of their fields.
For more information on the BA in Applied Psychology degree program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Total Number of Major Courses||12|
|Total Number of Major Credit Hours||36 credit hours. Each student's remaining hours toward Core, mission specific requirements, and general elective requirements will vary depending on transfer credit. Please review the curriculum page to learn more about your requirements beyond your major credit hours.|
|Start Terms||Students can begin during any of the 5 sessions throughout the academic year.|
|Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Major||18 credit hours / 6 courses|
|Schedule Format for Major Courses||Courses offered in 8‐week sessions with online and evening
|Schedule Format for Other Courses
(Core, mission, and school requirements)
|Courses offered in 8‐week sessions with fully online options,
which may include both synchronous and asynchronous
meetings, and blended options with either evening or Saturday
|Blended courses on the Water Tower Campus (820 N. Michigan
Ave, Chicago) and Online. This major can be completed fully
|Application and Admission Requirements||Application
Official transcripts from all prior institutions
2.0 GPA or higher and in good standing at all
|Tuition and Fees
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