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Applied Behavioral Sciences

National Louis University

36 months
10755 USD/year
10755 USD/year
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National Louis University's Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences (ABS) is a degree completion program designed for busy working adults who want to complete their undergraduate degree for professional advancement or personal accomplishment.


Our courses equip you with the tools to effectively work with, and lead, groups of people. This interdisciplinary Applied Behavioral Sciences program from National Louis University combines psychology, sociology, communications and cultural and organizational studies to provide a framework for understanding human behavior, motivation and leadership. 

The program requires a minimum of 90 quarter hours of previous college credit for acceptance.

What Will Our B.A. in Applied Behavioral Sciences Offer You?

Flexible Schedule

Choose between fully online and campus-based class formats, including weekend and evening class options. Fit your degree around your busy schedule.

Learning Community

Engage with your peers as you stay with the same cohort of fellow students throughout the entire program. Build connections through frequent roundtable discussions that will last beyond graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Adult Development and Learning Assessment
  • Philosophy of Values and Ethics
  • Critical Thinking and Writing
  • Dynamics of Group Behavior
  • Methods of Inquiry in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Independent Inquiry in the Behavioral Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit your NLU application.
  • Be certain that you meet the admission requirements for your program of study.
  • You must have all of your secondary, college and university foreign transcripts evaluated by one of NLU's approved foreign credential evaluation agencies. The course-by-course evaluation must verify degree equivalency of a level of education equivalent of a baccalaureate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • Proof of English language proficiency is required.
  • The person(s) paying your tuition and living expenses while you attend NLU must complete and sign an affidavit of support.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10755 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    10755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10755 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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