Applied Psychology Degree Online

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology online degree program from Belhaven provides a foundation of knowledge in the major subfields of psychology and prepares students for future study and work in this field.

This online psychology degree will introduce all students to the study of human behavior and mental processes within a Christian context and will develop the students’ abilities to understand and to apply psychology. Many psychology degrees are founded solely on secular principles, but Belhaven incorporates the biblical worldview into its coursework. This online psychology degree program includes everything from research, applied and social psychology and counseling theory to statistics for the behavioral sciences, abnormal psychology and theories of personality.

  • 124 credit hours
  • 100% online
  • 7-week courses, taught year round
  • All classes taught from a Christian worldview
  • Small class sizes so you know your professors and classmates
  • Competitive tuition rates
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  • Case Worker
  • Family Service Worker
  • Social Service Director
  • Affirmative Action Officer
  • Drug/Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Residential Youth Counselor
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Program Manager
  • Rehabilitation Advisor
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The Christian Ministries concentration provides foundational information for students to serve in churches and other faith based organizations. These courses should provide an awareness of basic biblical principles as well as an awareness of an informed Christian worldview in relationship to service to others.

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Adding a criminal justice concentration to Belhaven’s Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology is ideal for adults who want to focus on leadership within the judicial and correctional system. As part of Belhaven’s online format, this degree fits into any busy, working adults schedule while providing students with the tools to succeed.

The criminal justice classes emphasize the roles of leaders in the workplace and includes courses in communication, research based decision-making, business law, human resources, marketing, computer applications, communication and business fundamentals.

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The Human Services Concentration is for students who plan to work directly with people in need and offers theoretical and applied preparation for careers in helping professions. In addition, this concentration:

  • Provides students the opportunity to learn about why groups of people do what they do in any given situation, what motivates groups of people to act, or react, and about quality of life issues
  • Helps students effectively work with families of all cultures or race as well as with families that suffer from different problems and issues
  • Prepares students for careers as caseworkers in a variety of social services settings by enhancing their knowledge, skills and values within a Christian Worldview
  • Enlightens the students with knowledge of current social problems, how families function, information about race, gender and diversity and basic information concerning death, dying and grief
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These rates are for August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023.

Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Degree/Certificate $425
Active Military Discount, Undergraduate Program $250
20% Discount: Military Spouse/Veteran/First Responder $340

Visit the Scholarship, Discounts and Fees web page to view other fees and the cost estimate calculator.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please follow the steps on the How Do I Apply page to see how easy it is to submit your application to Belhaven University.