29 June 2012
Welcome to the first part in our series looking at the concentrations and specializations within our degree programs at Argosy University Online Programs. Today, we’re looking at our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and its five concentrations.
Did you know that within Argosy University Online Programs’ Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program, they are a number of concentrations that students can use to potentially guide the course of their studies and their desired career path?
Learn more about these optional concentrations:
- Criminal Justice
As law enforcement becomes more modernized, Psychology has become a larger part of it. The Criminal Justice concentration offers coursework for students interested in the causes, treatment, and impact of crime on communities. Students examine psychological perspectives on the offender, including the history and theories of criminal justice.
- Organizational Psychology
The primary goal of the Organizational Psychology concentration is to help students acquire the knowledge, skills, and competencies they need to contribute to helping organizations better understand how they function and how they can become more effective.
- Substance Abuse
Substance abuse touches so many aspects of life, that it creates a need for people with the expertise necessary to help understand its wide ranging effects. The primary goal of the Substance Abuse concentration is to help students acquire the knowledge, skills, and competencies they need to seek entry-level positions in substance abuse counseling settings.
- Human Services
This concentration is designed to prepare students to contribute in variety of mental health and social services organizations in roles that could include entry-level counselor, case manager, intake counselor, etc
- Advanced Studies
The Advanced Studies in Psychology concentration offers coursework for students interested in pursuing graduate study in psychology and related fields , such as counseling and social work. In addition to the four required courses, other courses offered by Argosy University may also assist students in building the foundation for advanced coursework.
As you can see, students studying Psychology at Argosy University Online Programs have a range of options available to widen their field of study. Does one of these concentrations sound like something you might want to pursue? Give us a call at 1-866-427-4679 to learn more!