Students in the online bachelor’s in Psychology program from Alvernia University will gain a strong foundation in the field, along with skills that can be applied to a broad range of careers. Courses examine human thought processes and behaviors while practicing communication and critical thinking skills.
The curriculum touches on scientific research, mental illness, treatment options, and changes throughout the lifespan. Students will learn how to be effective in professional settings and adhere to formal regulations regarding ethics. Practicum courses allow students to experience working in areas of interest.
Elective topics available within this major include:
- Multicultural issues in psychology
- Crisis management in the mental health field
- Industrial and organizational psychology
- Social psychology
- Forensic psychology
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Official transcripts
- Minimum 2.0 GPA
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education