Do you like people? Are you interested in what makes them tick and why they think, work, or behave the way they do? Then consider earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology online at Kaplan University. The career-focused program is designed to prepare you to pursue work in organizations, agencies, and research settings where employees must know how to properly assess people and manage interpersonal relations.* Learn from professors with real-world experience in psychology who will help you examine the major concepts, values, theories, studies, research methods, and historical trends in psychology as they apply to human behavior, learning, and development. Study to gain a deeper understanding of psychological theory and methodologies. Examine the cultural conditions that motivate people and consider psychological issues logically and responsibly. Choose a degree emphasis area in applied behavior analysis, child development, industrial/organizational psychology, or substance abuse.
Kaplan University aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.† At Kaplan University, you can pursue your education goals and develop the confidence and knowledge to help drive change in your life and open the door to new career opportunities.
*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. The professional practice of psychology is regulated by each state, and the degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for state licensure.
†Kaplan University does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy.
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