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Bachelor's degree

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

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4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online & campus

Format

Start when you're ready

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Register by: Jan 27, 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.

You'll learn how to:

  • 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. Please note that on campus students are required to physically attend class one day a week, typically from 6-10 pm.

Depending on your location, this program may be offered as Blended. This means you’ll start at a local campus* to complete your general education courses, and then transition to online learning for your core program courses.

*During COVID-19, while our campuses are temporarily closed, your local 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.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

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 undergratuate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships
Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know
Earn your degree without starting from scratch. Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

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Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

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

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

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.