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Understand Human Emotion
Help others with their personal and social problems with a deep understanding of psychology. Methodist University’s 100% Online Bachelors in Psychology degree helps you understand the science of behavior and mental processes, including perception, emotion, and cognition, to apply knowledge in various fields.
You’ll gain critical thinking skills that can take you far in myriad roles and industries, learn to analyze, present information, understand data, and more. You can tailor this flexible online degree to meet your goals. Choose a full-time or part-time schedule, pick a concentration in either counseling/clinical psychology or human performance psychology, and select from a variety of electives to customize your learning experience. Opt for graduate school, or enter many roles with your acquired knowledge.
Career Outlook: Pursue One of Several Career Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of community and social service occupations are projected to grow 11% by 2028, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.1 Psychology can lead to several careers in this or other fields.Careers and Salaries
Curriculum: A Real-World Education for Your Career Goals
The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology features small class sizes and research projects to provide real-world experience for virtually any career goals you may have. And with two optional concentrations — counseling/clinical psychology or human performance — you can customize your degree beyond the electives in the major.Preview Courses
In the online Bachelor of Science in Psychology, you’ll:
- Acquire a significant understanding of their psychological functioning (perceiving, feeling, thinking, and behaving) and its development and that of others.
- Acquire significant knowledge of the application of psychology to the enhancement of human life.
- Acquire significant knowledge of different approaches to attaining knowledge, with an emphasis on the scientific approach.
- Be prepared for entrance into a graduate program in psychology or an entry-level job related to the provision of psychological services in which a baccalaureate degree in psychology is a requirement or an alternative requirement.
Enhance your degree by adding one of three available 100% online minors — Accounting, Business Administration, and Marketing. Our minors are structured to help you advance in the career path you want most and impress potential employers with your dedication to learning.
To learn more about our minors and how you can add one to your degree, visit our minors webpage. You can also request more information about a minor or contact an enrollment counselor directly at 910.212.4956.Explore Minors
Choose One of Two Optional Concentrations
Customize your degree by choosing from two optional concentrations — the counseling/clinical psychology concentration or the human performance psychology concentration.
Learn how to help people face life issues or psychological disorders.
Human Performance Psychology
Learn how to help design products or enhance organizations.
The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology costs $400 per semester hour and has 124 semester hours. Learn more about the affordability of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.Tuition and Fees
Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.
You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.Explore Online Learning
You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.
Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.Financial Aid Options
Frequently Asked Questions
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Tuition for the program is $49,600. You need to complete 124 credits at $400 per credit hour. You can review all tuition costs here.
You can transfer up to 93 credits toward your degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. You can learn more about our transfer policy here.
This program features two optional concentrations: counseling/clinical psychology and human performance psychology. Each of these concentrations is designed to provide a deeper look at a specific psychology practice area.
The counseling/clinical psychology concentration is ideal for students who want to pursue graduate study for therapy careers, while the human performance psychology concentration is ideal for careers in human resources, machine design, and more. You can learn more about coursework for the BS in Psychology here.
You can further customize your degree by adding a minor, which will allow you to specialize in your field of interest and pursue your ideal career path. Choose from minors in Accounting, Business Administration, and Marketing. Explore our minors.
The skills you learn in the BS in Psychology program are relevant to a wide range of industries. Graduates of this program are qualified for entry-level roles in human resources, social services, and more.
You can also choose to pursue additional study at the graduate level for careers in counseling, substance abuse, and other psychology practice areas. Visit the careers page for more information.