Pursue your interests and advance your career with one of nine concentrations in our BS in Psychology degree program.
Fulfill your passion for helping people and shape a meaningful career with Walden’s online BS in Psychology program. Gain deeper insights into human behavior as well as the critical thinking skills to assess psychological methods and studies. A BS in Psychology prepares students to pursue entry-level roles in social services, human services, and criminal justice as well as graduate-level studies.
With the Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) option , earn up to 25 credits in master’s-level concentration courses while still an undergraduate. Save time on your master’s degree as well as money, since the master’s-level courses are billed at the lower undergraduate tuition rate.
Explore current theories about what causes people to develop addictive behavior—and what can be done to prevent it. In this concentration, you’ll focus on substance abuse education, study prevention and treatment methods, and examine the factors that place some individuals at a higher risk for addiction.
Graduates of our BS in Psychology degree program will be prepared to:*
A BS in Psychology from Walden can prepare you to pursue a variety of careers, including:*
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
My Walden education has had positive effects on my career because it has enabled me to offer mental health services to individuals and families, which has allowed me to join other professionals in producing ripples of positive social change in society.
Walden has high standards. A disciplined approach to studies is essential.
Walden University is a resource-loaded, caring network of faculty and students that allows anyone in the world to fulfill their educational goals while improving the world we live in.
Note on Licensure:
The BS in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.
1Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Social and Human Service Assistants. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual job growth, and are subject to change.
2Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.