Applied Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology program at GWC prepares students as critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators who understand the science and applications of applied psychology. Our supportive and close-knit environment fosters connections between faculty and students, which enhances personal and professional growth. 

Through classroom and field experiences, students will study human behavior and acquire skills to apply in real-world settings. Our flexible program requirements allow students the opportunity to develop individual interests and conduct original research that may be presented at local, regional and national conferences. Other opportunities in the applied psychology major include independent study or clinical and counseling internships.

The bachelor’s degree in applied psychology prepares students for employment immediately after graduation in fields such as behavioral instruction, business management, counseling, family services, health care, human services, personnel and social service. The program also is an excellent preparation for graduate study in a variety of areas including psychology, business, education, social work and law.

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