Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology / Child Advocacy
Florida Institute of Technology

Program Details

Students who study psychology and focus on a concentration develop a specific understanding of a section of human psychology. Those who are passionate about the well-being and safety of children can seek a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology with Concentration in Child Advocacy from Florida Tech University. This concentration prepares individuals for the expectations and rigors involved in acting as a youth counselor, a child welfare specialist, a child development specialist or a child social worker. 

Students studying Applied Psychology and Child Advocacy will develop the skills they need to work as a child advocate and understand the complexity and key concepts necessary for understanding sociocultural development of children. Students will learn to identify and understand problems facing organizations as well as develop practical solutions to meet those problems, in addition to value to the complexity and concepts of sociocultural and international diversity.


  • 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 Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges