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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology

4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online & campus

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Aug 4, 2021

Learn how to apply psychological theories within a variety of industries such as business, education, social services and government using media and technology to influence behavior. With a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology you’ll gain the skills to influence healthy technology-mediated relationships and learning. Courses in this program are just 5 weeks long, so they can fit into your busy life.

  • Create solutions to complex issues involving technology

  • Use psychology to advance social and technological communications

  • Analyze complex human challenges associated with technology

  • Address social media, cultural and learning problems

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology. 

If you are located in Phoenix, this program may be offered as Blended. This means you’ll start at the Phoenix campus* to complete your general education courses, and then transition to online learning for your core program courses.

*During COVID-19, while campus is temporarily closed, your campus classes will be held virtually so you can get face-to-face learning at home.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Technology and society
  • Social media and human interaction
  • Cyber communication
  • Digital learning

Program Purpose Statement

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology provides a contemporary perspective on the applications of psychology to mediated communication, relationships, learning and the role technology plays in human interactions. This program does not prepare students for any type of professional certification or licensure as a psychologist, counselor or other mental health provider.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology?

A BSAP/MT can prepare you to be a:

  • Communications specialist
  • Market research analyst
  • Compliance coordinator
20 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for market research analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Career Services for Life

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

Up to $1 million in new scholarship opportunities this month.

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

Your prior credits can cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree to help you graduate in as little as a year.

75%

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Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

25

Average years of industry experience

87

Psychologists

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.