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

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Approx. program length:

4 years


Credits:

120


Cost per credit:

$398

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Utilize tech to enhance customer experience

Understand the role media and technology play in human interactions with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology. Become an expert at using media and technology to enhance customer experience and influence customer behavior in industries such as business, education, social services and government. You’ll also be able to apply psychological theories and concepts to influence healthy technology-mediated relationships and learning.

In this BS in Applied Psychology/Media and Technology program, you’ll study:

  • The application of psychological principles to the evolving world of apps, social media and digital interaction
  • The benefits and potential harmful effects of technology on society
  • The influence of media and social media on behavior
  • The impact of digital technology on business, cybersecurity and social media
  • Skills that translate across a variety of industries, such as healthcare, business and government

Specialize your degree by choosing electives in Business, Economics, Human Resources, Marketing, Diversity, Culture, Communication, Global Perspectives, Journalism, Media or Information Systems. You can complete your degree in four years, and you’ll take just one 5-week course at a time so you can balance school with work and life.

Course length:

5 weeks


Total credits required:

120


Max. number of transfer credits:

90

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

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Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Program purpose statement

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology is an educational degree program that provides a foundation of knowledge in the field of psychology. This program does not prepare students for any type of professional certification or licensure as a psychologist.

Core courses

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Foundations Of Psychology PSY203
3
Life Span Human Development PSY205
3
Digital Skills For The 21st Century IT200
3
Survey Of Research And Statistics PSY245
3
Learning And Cognition PSY390
3
Statistical Reasoning In Psychology PSY315
3
Biological Foundations In Psychology PSY340
3
Theories Of Personality PSY405
3
Technology And Society APMT315
3
Social Psychology PSY400
3
Theories Of Behavior PSY420
3
Social Media And Human Interaction APMT430
3
Influence Of Media On Behavior APMT440
3
Cyber Communications APMT460
3
Digital Learning APMT470
3

Projected job growth:

23%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for communications and market research specialists is projected to be 23 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology can help prepare you to be a:

  • Compliance coordinator
  • Compliance manager
  • Regulatory affairs manager
  • Business development specialist
  • Client service and consulting manager
  • Communications specialist
  • Demographic analyst
  • Market analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Market research consultant
  • Market research specialist
  • Market researcher
  • Marketing research coordinator

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduates should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology
degree, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology program, you can:

Specialize your degree

Choose electives in Business, Marketing, Diversity, Culture, Communication, Global Perspectives, Journalism, Media and more.

Understand and influence behavior

Become an expert at using media and technology to enhance customer experience and influence customer behavior in a variety of industries.

Learn on your schedule

Our Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology/Media and Technology can be completed in short, manageable, 5-week courses that fit into your life.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Media and Technology degree, you’ve got the way.

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