Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology
Psychological theories and methods are valuable tools for improving our understanding of human behavior and creating positive change. With Gwynedd Mercy University’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology, you can equip yourself to put psychological principles to work solving problems in business, education, community service, and a wide range of other industries.
This 120-credit bachelor online completion program emphasizes professional competence and our Mercy values, including respect for the dignity and diversity of individuals, rigorous intellectual inquiry, and compassion. It is designed for working adults with at least 30 credits of previous college-level work.
If you’re looking for a traditional undergraduate college experience, we offer a Bachelor’s degree in psychology on our Main Campus in Gwynedd Valley, as well.
Courses in the BS in Applied Psychology
The online BS in Applied Psychology teaches you a blend of practical and theoretical skills grounded that you can apply to a variety of occupational fields. You will also take general education courses that reinforce critical thinking, writing, and professionalism.
Course topics in this degree completion program include:
- Developmental Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Counseling and Communication Skills
- Research Methods
- Ethical Issues in Behavioral/Social Sciences
- Group Processes
- Human Services Administration
- Society and Global Diversity
- Organizational Theory and Behavior
At the conclusion of the program, you’ll take part in a capstone course and complete an in-depth research project on an applied psychology problem of your choice.
Education That Fits Your Life
At Gwynedd Mercy University, we aim to provide continuing education programs that work with the busy schedules of those in full-time employment. We make pursuing your degree more achievable, with campus locations that offer convenient class times, and flexible online learning options. We also provide practical learning experiences with principles and concepts you can put to use at work immediately—not just after graduation.
GMercyU has always provided students with personal attention from instructors who understand their fields and are dedicated to quality teaching. They’re ready to welcome you into a community of learners who seek to build careers that live out their values.
Take the First Step
Don’t wait: take the first step towards earning your bachelor’s degree in applied psychology today. Contact a Gwynedd Mercy University Admissions Counselor and find out more about our BS in Applied Psychology.