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July 2022
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Make an Impact in Your Community

If you have a passion for helping others achieve mental wellness, earn a bachelor’s degree in applied psychology from City University of Seattle.

The BA in Applied Psychology program is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in behavioral science at a practical level that will prepare you for a profession in human services or for advancement to graduate studies in counseling, education, or business.

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology program, you’ll have the necessary interpersonal skills, critical-thinking abilities, theoretical knowledge, ethical consciousness, cross-cultural competence, and self-awareness to be a contributing member of your community. This program can be completed in as little as three years.

CityU’s applied psychology faculty is made up of active practitioners who share their expertise in psychological theories, abnormal psychology, neuropsychology and ethics; family, organization, and diversity issues; and research methodology and professional report writing.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology program, you’ll learn:

  • Various philosophical approaches to ethical decision making and practical applications
  • Major theories of personality
  • An overview of human learning and its processes
  • How power and oppression affect individuals, families, groups, and communities
  • The behavior of individuals and groups within the organizational setting
  • The relationship between brain and psychological concepts
  • Concepts of social psychology
  • Problems of anxiety, mood, mind and body, social impact, psychosis, and personality



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you’ll have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.


City University of Seattle is recognized as a Top 10 educator of adults nationwide1 and ranked by US News & World Report as a best Online Bachelors program.


Degree programs that fit your busy lifestyle. Our 6:1 student to faculty ratio is less than Western Governors University, University of Washington, and many other universities.2


Expand your global perspectives in online and on-campus courses with students from all around the world.


Join the 60,000+ alumni who have graduated from City University of Seattle since 1973.