Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Penn State offers students the flexibility to customize the degree to their career goals. Students can choose to supplement their coursework with specializations in Life Sciences or Business.

Core courses in this online bachelor’s degree in Psychology give an overview of the field of Psychology, research methods, and career exploration. The Life Sciences option focuses on topics such as anthropology, biology, and biobehavioral health. The Business track includes classes in leadership, ethics, and diversity. 

Standard topics of study within this major include:

  • Effective writing in the social sciences
  • Psychology as a science and profession
  • Basic psychology research methods


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education