Applied Psychology (BA) | Los Angeles Pacific University

Bachelor of Arts

Applied Psychology


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Program Overview

Preparation for a successful career using applied psychology requires a broad knowledge base in the major elements of psychological sciences. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology degree equips students with professional knowledge and practical skills in general psychology and specialized emphasis areas. Students will study these psychological principles through a Christian worldview.

Program Highlights

  • Develop experiential, applicable, and practical approaches
  • Integrate a Christian worldview
  • Evaluate ethical behavior and decision making within the profession
  • Utilize empirical, analytical, and inductive reasoning
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of methods, theories, and concepts in the field

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Potential Careers

The B.A. in Applied Psychology offers learners career opportunities in industries such as social services, government agencies, justice departments, nonprofits, and a variety of areas of ministry, along with the ability to advance to graduate education. The job possibilities range from child welfare liaison, probation officer, and adolescent residential care counselor to Christian camp counselor and corrections officer.

Los Angeles Pacific University is accredited by the  WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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