University Without Walls Applied Psychology

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Meet the growing demand for helping those in need.

Finish your degree with a focus in applied psychology online with UMass UWW.

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Find deeper meaning in your work—and more career opportunities—by furthering your education in applied psychology online. Demand in this field continues to rise as more people seek addiction and mental health counseling. For substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in particular, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 23 percent job growth through 2026.*

Take advantage of the growing demand and earn a bachelor’s degree online with a focus in applied psychology through the UMass Amherst University Without Walls (UWW).

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, (viewed online March 4, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.


Flexible & focused

Our online interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with a focus on applied psychology.


Transfer in or earn up to 105 credits for prior learning and credit for work experience, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.


Channel your interest in psychology in a variety of directions, from substance abuse prevention and treatment to child and youth services, and more.