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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Program Details

University of Florida offers the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a program of study that explores the biological bases of behavior and mental processes, developmental changes across the lifespan, learning and cognition, and sociocultural approaches and influences. Students are prepared for a variety of careers, as well as graduate school.

Job opportunities include, to name a few:

  • Correctional Field Officer
  • Customer Relations Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Program Evaluation Consultant
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Social Behavioral Scientist


Admissions into the major includes an overall 2.75 GPA. Prerequisite courses in biology, psychology, math, and statistics. Graduation from a regionally accredited or state-approved secondary school or the equivalent. Official transcripts. SAT/ACT scores.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.