Pre-Applied Psychology, Focus

Exploring the human experience.

How do human beings relate to their surroundings and the people around them? How does behavior affect the mental and emotional health of people, and how they relate to their environment and other humans?

Explore that and more by studying psychology. Psychologists care for the mental and emotional wellbeing of their patients while also serving as scientists who research the phenomenon of human behavior. You could work in a variety of settings, from hospitals and private practices to schools, corporations or community health organizations.

Applied psychology includes a variety of sub-specialties, including the fast-growing area of sport and performance psychology, which aims to help athletes, artists and business leaders achieve their goals by overcoming psychological barriers. Students work with academic advisors and faculty members to complete their degree requirements and explore postgraduate opportunities.

This program is a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy math and science
  • Are a good problem solver
  • Like to work with people and to help others
  • Are interested in caring for people’s mental health

With this preparation track, you could become a:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Development and Behavioral Psychologist
  • Education and Career Counselor
  • Research Psychologist
  • Sport and Performance Psychologist

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