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U.S. News-Ranked Florida Tech Announces New Associate of Arts in Applied Psychology - 100% Online

By University Alliance on June 29, 2011

Introductory Program Will Enable Students to Earn an Applied Psychology Degree Online Quicker and More Conveniently

Building upon the success of its in-demand baccalaureate program, Florida Tech introduces a new Associate of Arts degree in Applied Psychology. This degree, offered 100% online, will provide adult learners a more immediate opportunity to attain a quality academic credential in the applied psychology discipline, while in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Enrollment is on a continual basis, so prospective students can begin enrolling now for the next term.

Based on a national curriculum model, Florida Tech’s 100% online, in-depth Associate degree in Applied Psychology program can be completed in 24 months or less. It includes a broad-based liberal arts education along with career-specific applied psychology courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment and Personal Growth, and much more.

Florida Tech has developed this AA in Applied Psychology program for adult learners who are looking to attain a degree from a prestigious university – 100% online. The flexibility of this program is designed to accommodate students’ busy schedules; streaming video lectures can even be accessed on mobile devices. Students studying online will receive the same diploma as their main-campus counterparts.

The knowledge and skills gained can be applied to any field, while positioning students to further their education or career. Anyone who wishes to work in the fields of psychology, sociology, business, legal studies or counseling will benefit. With this Associate of Arts degree, students will be able to:

  • Understand basic psychological processes
  • Identify various major concepts of applied psychology
  • Recognize the value of empirical evidence and ethical behaviors
  • Gain skills that can be applied immediately in the workplace

“Understanding people is the key to success in many professions. Our curriculum prepares students to conceptualize broadly, think critically, communicate effectively and interact positively with diverse populations here and abroad,” states Dr. Mary Beth Kenkel, Dean of Florida Institute of Technology’s College of Psychology and Liberal Arts.

For more information or to enroll at Florida Tech University Online, go to

About Florida Tech

Florida Tech is a regionally accredited university that is world renowned for its distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and unyielding innovation. Florida Tech is ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. It is also rated by the Fiske Guide to Colleges and named a best buy in Barron’s Best Buys in College Education. Founded in 1958, Florida Tech has more than 50,000 alumni. Its main campus is located on 130 subtropical acres in Melbourne, Florida, on the state’s famous Space Coast.

Florida Tech, with the assistance of University Alliance, has one of the largest nationally ranked online programs in the nation with more than 41 of the most sought-after undergraduate and graduate programs.

Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

About University Alliance Online

The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University and Dominican University.

Category: 2011 Headlines