Applied Psychology PlusOne (BS/MS)


Hone your evidence-based knowledge and skills

This is a fully online program designed to provide evidence-based knowledge in psychological principles, research and real-world applications. It is for students seeking entry into a PhD program in an applied psychology discipline or undergraduates who desire quality coursework in graduate-level applied psychology, but do not seek to become licensed mental health counselors.

  • Gain core competencies in applied psychology fields.
  • Have a better understanding of how family systems, culture, and economic status play a role in one’s mental health.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate key statistics and trends found in behavioral health.
  • Prepare to work in a variety of settings, such as community mental health agencies, higher education, research settings, non-profit agencies, and within healthcare organizations.

Quick View

Degree type:
– PlusOne MS in Applied Psychology
— Available to current undergrads ONLY

Study options:
– Online

– Full-time or part-time

Application deadline: Aug 1

Duration: One year, 30-credits

Note: Will not lead to Mental Health Counselor Licensure


Coursework for the Applied Psychology master’s provides evidence-based knowledge in applied psychology. Students take 10 classes (5 per semester) for 30 credits total, and select one of two tracks that focuses their curriculum:

  1. Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychology
  2. Prevention Science

Sample Curriculum

The below is subject to change.
Please speak with your academic advisor and refer to the program requirements in the University Catalog.

Admissions Requirements

To apply to the Applied Behavior Analysis you will need the following:

Overall GPA of 3.2

Application Fee

Two letters of recommendation

Transcripts from all institutions attended


TOEFL or IELTS for applicants who do not hold a degree from a U.S. institution and whose native language is not English

To submit your application, please complete the PlusOne Inquiry Form, which will create your initial application profile. Once this inquiry form is submitted, you will receive an e-mail notification from the system to set up your account. This e-mail will direct you to your PlusOne portal to complete and submit the application. 

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