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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Humanities & Social Sciences
Field of Study:Applied Psychology
Description:The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology is a third-year entry program that provides you with a core background in psychological theory and research while integrating courses from areas in the workplace where psychology is typically applied. As with traditional psychology degrees, you will complete at least 30 upper-level credits in psychology courses.

If you intend to apply to this program, please contact the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology Coordinator within your first two years at Douglas for advisement on course selection, concentrations, career paths etc. Please note that you can only apply to the program after you have completed 60 credits of undergraduate coursework (typically an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science). See the admissions tab for courses you need to complete before applying to the program. Program acceptance will provide you with priority registration.
URL:Applied Psychology at Douglas College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,280

This cost estimate is for Year 3 of the program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must meet General College Admission Requirements.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology will occur after the completion of 60 credits. Students must have all of the following: a) a two year (60 credit) Associate of Arts or Science degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. b) Completion of the following courses (or their appropriate equivalent) with a mininmum grade of C- in PSYC 1100 (Introduction to Psychology I) and PSYC 1200 (Introduction to Psychology II) c) Completion of the following courses (or their appropriate equivalent) with a minimum grade of C (60%): PSYC 2300 Data Analysis in Psychology, PSYC 2301 Research Methods in Psychology, and two of: PSYC 2315 (Biological Psychology), or PSYC 2341 (Abnormal Psychology), or PSYC 2360 (Cognitive Psychology).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 10, 2020