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Bachelor's Degree in Applied Psychology

Top 10 Reasons You Should Get a BS in Applied Psychology at Hodges U:


  • Study human psychologyhuman behavior, and how to motivate others through a variety of projects, and discussions, including student favorite “Experimental Psychology” class.
  • Learn the scientific methodology behind psychology.
  • Develop strong critical thinking skills and apply psychological concepts to problem-solving situations.
  • Strengthen both oral and written communication skills through class discussions, group projects, and essays.
  • Create a mock treatment plan through a realistic simulation that includes reading a detailed intake scenario and acting as an intake specialist for a variety of client care situations, including anxiety or substance abuse treatment.
  • Learn how to refer clients to community agencies based on their diagnoses, situations, and client needs.
  • Learn strengths-based community approaches for helping individuals in need.
  • Courses include a blended format of video recordings, and you may participate in live-chat discussions providing an avenue for shared experiences in a virtual environment.
  • Engage in authentic learning environments helping you to retain the information through our interactive discussions and simulations.
  • Take advantage of Specialty Certification in Substance Abuse Counseling, which is designed to prepare students for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) certification from the Florida Certification Board.

Fields Where Graduates May Work:

  • Case Management
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Community Agencies

Populations Graduates May Work With:

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • The Elderly
  • Veterans

Cheryl Gonzales: BS in Applied Psychology

I never thought it was possible for me to earn a degree from an actual university. Thanks to the flexibility of the online programs at Hodges University, I am two courses away from graduating with my Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology and I could not be more proud of myself!


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