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Online BS in Psychology Overview
Earn one of the most versatile degrees available in a flexible learning environment. The online bachelor’s in psychology from Methodist University features small class sizes and research projects to provide real-world experience for virtually any career goals you may have. Two optional concentrations in counseling/clinical or human performance psychology can help customize your degree.
As a major, psychology already has some of the widest versatility in the job market. By focusing on practical experience, you’ll develop a foundation for almost any entry-level occupation or to pursue graduate study. Gain important skills across critical thinking, data analysis, communication, and more in MU’s online BS in Psychology.
Classes start January 9, 2023
Courses last 8 weeks
41 semester hours in major (124 total)
Part-time and full-time options
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Pursue Your Dream Job
What can you do by earning a BS in Psychology? There’s really no limit. A lot of graduates enter a graduate program to pursue a career as a counselor or another field in psychology. Others either start building their careers in entry-level roles across fields like substance abuse and autism or apply it in areas like human resources or management.
Here are a few jobs you can pursue immediately with the degree:
- Case manager
- Rehabilitation specialist
- Psychiatric technician
- Human resources manager
- Business administration
- Top- or mid-level management
- School counselor
Apply psychology to common problems in living and to psychological disorders in this concentration that merges two major psychological fields. You’ll gain the skills for diagnosis, clinical interview procedures, behavior analysis, and more—ideal for working in autism and substance abuse treatment fields, as well as opportunities in school systems and with community mental health services.
Learn how to make systems, machines, and products more safe, comfortable, and effective (human factors) while studying how to enhance organizational productivity and satisfaction (industrial/organizational psychology) in this concentration that merges the two related fields. You’ll be prepared for a wide range of jobs in human resources, machine design, and machine/human interface.
About Methodist University
Founded in 1956 as a liberal arts college, Methodist University now serves approximately 2,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs and residing in states across the U.S. and more than 50 other countries. Methodist University is focused on high-quality experiences that nurture moral values and ethical decision-making to prepare students for a variety of careers and pursuits. Courses are taught by experts in their field.
Methodist University is located just a few miles from Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield, and several former and current MU faculty have served in the military. As members of the same community, MU has a unique understanding of the specific needs of service members, veterans, and their families. Ranked annually as a top-tier university, MU provides a high-quality, convenient, flexible, and cost-effective education that supports both personal and professional goals.