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Psychology Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology

Degree Overview

CSU's online bachelor's degree in psychology teaches you to creatively and strategically use science to address real-world problems, allowing you to make a difference through a variety of career paths. Hear more from associate professor, Bryan Dik.

Online psychology degree from CSU

Discover the basic theories, principles, laws of behavior, and scientific methods used in psychological research with this online bachelor's degree in psychology. CSU's program blends training in communication and critical thinking with scientific methodology, giving you skills that apply to a wide variety of professions, and preparing you to pursue an advanced degree if you choose.

Develop skills that employers value

This degree features a well-rounded curriculum that cultivates a strong science and liberal arts foundation. Courses help you hone a versatile skill set that is vital to career success — regardless of what field you go into. Through this program, improve your abilities in:

  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Analytical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Cooperation/teamwork

Learn fundamental psychological concepts

Lecture and lab pairings in this online psychology degree program will give you the opportunity to apply first-hand the scientific principles you learn. Upon completion of your degree, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of psychological concepts across several basic content areas. The areas of study include:

  • Social psychology
  • Organizational psychology
  • Psychological Measurement and Testing
  • Industrial psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Biological psychology

Study online in a collaborative atmosphere

Studying online doesn't mean studying alone. With an average class size of 21 students, you have the opportunity to interact closely with your instructors and peers. Class interactions involve discussion forums, chat, and video conferencing.

"I really needed to go to a school where I felt like I had staff and faculty who were invested in me, because, let's be honest, I was a little bit nervous about going back. I wanted to be able to engage in conversations and build relationships. I knew right out of the gate, that's exactly what I had here."

— Aaron Bachler, online psychology graduate

Watch these videos to hear more of what CSU's online students say about their learning experiences.

In addition to earning your psychology degree, you have the option to further specialize your knowledge with a degree minor. Choose from nine minors, including:

  • Agricultural Business
  • Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Gerontology
  • Global and Environmental Sustainability
  • Media Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

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