Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree

Overview

WHY CONSIDER A BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE?


People who study psychology have unique insight into human behavior and can use this understanding to have a positive impact on people's day-to-day lives. Earning a bachelor's in psychology degree is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.

At Post University, our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program faculty members apply their extensive backgrounds in the social sciences, social services, and business to integrate a real-world perspective into their courses and provide students with a variety of hands-on experiences that integrate theory and practice. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program emphasizes those skills most valued by employers such as social maturity, interpersonal effectiveness, critical thinking, collaboration, persistence and initiative, and oral and written expression.


There are many career options for those with a bachelor's in psychology degree . The skills and problem-solving strategies learned through training in research methodology and team projects will prepare you for a career in fields such as counseling and rehabilitation, human services, administration, community and public relations, advertising and market research, education, and legislative affairs, among others.

Post University's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program includes two applied concentration tracks—Human Development, Education and Health, and Organizational Studies. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program also offers a minor in Forensic Psychology. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in internship and cooperative education experiences throughout their college career so they can gain real-world experience before they graduate with a bachelor's in psychology degree.

The Human Development, Education, and Health concentration explores physical, emotional, social, and cognitive aspects of human psychological development.  The concentration focuses on child and adolescent development, in addition to alcohol and drug-related behaviors across the lifespan. This minor is ideal for preparing students for a career in the helping professions such as counseling, education, social work, or other related areas of public service.

The concentration in Organizational Psychology provides students with a strong background in understanding the application of psychological principles to examining individual and group interactions in a variety of settings, including the workplace. Coursework includes organizational and consumer behavior, social psychology, drug use behaviors, and multicultural psychology. This concentration better prepares students for business-related careers including those in human resources, marketing, and public relations.

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Enhance self-awareness, build confidence and develop a strong sense of direction through a careful blend of Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program courses, general education and elective courses
  • Make connections across disciplines so they're better prepared to respond to a diverse and constantly changing global marketplace
  • Participate in internship and cooperative education programs that offer real-life work experience before they graduate with their bachelor's in psychology degree
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the field of psychology

BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused bachelor's in psychology degree program that will make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program features a curriculum with a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable degree at an affordable price.
  • You can transfer up to 90 credits from another accredited institution.

Faculty Advisor Contact Information
Dr. Renata Streck
203.591.7465

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