Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Expand Your Career Options with an Online Psychology Degree
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program offers flexibility in designing a curriculum that suits your goals and career plans. Core courses provide an overview of the field of psychology, a background in research methods and critical thinking, and the opportunity for career exploration in psychology and related fields. As a student in the program, you have access to faculty who are active in research, clinical practice, or service related fields.
Why a Psychology Degree Online at Penn State
Bachelor of Science in PsychologyLife Sciences Option
This allows students to complement their education in psychology with course work focused on the life sciences most closely related to psychology, including anthropology, biology, and biobehavioral health. It is an excellent choice for individuals considering graduate education in psychology. It also provides the background necessary for careers in counseling, health care, or other professions that provide care for substance abuse, eating disorders, or other disorders involving both behavior and biology.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Business Option
This option provides students ways to enhance their psychology course work with courses in business, leadership, ethics, and diversity. Together with the analytic and communication skills acquired in psychology courses, this option can prepare graduates for a range of careers in business, human resources, management, or health care administration. It is also an excellent choice for individuals considering further study in industrial-organizational psychology, consumer behavior, or leadership.
Bachelor’s in Psychology Video
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