Program Overview

The online Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology is designed as an introductory program for students interested in psychology as a starting point for a career in psychology or the basis for seeking entry-level jobs working under the supervision of licensed psychologists. Students in the program learn about methods which are used to identify, understand, and develop solutions to practical problems faced by individuals practicing in the field of psychology, understand and distinguish between various psychological and interdisciplinary theories of behavior, and understand the application of theory and research in the study of group behaviors. 

Psychology as a practice requires a formal education. An AA degree in Applied Psychology from Florida Tech benefits students by giving them a basic understanding of psychological processes as a natural science and a social science, and developing understanding of theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and developments in empirical findings. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    Official transcripts of high school graduation or GED equivalent (if fewer than 24 semester credit hours at an accredited institution). Official transcripts of all regionally accredited higher education institutions attended. Official records for any advancement exams, including CLEP, GED college-level examinations, and /or DANTES, USAFI examinations.

    School Overview

    Florida Institute of Technology is a private university in Melbourne, Florida. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech’s original name was Brevard Engineering College. The university has grown steadily throughout the years. Florida Institute of Technology’s mission is "to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities" and "to expand knowledge through basic and applied research and to serve the diverse economic, cultural, and societal needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies."

    Florida Tech offers degrees at the associate's, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, and many of these degrees at all levels are available in fully online formats.


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