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Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Overview

Explore the field of psychology and participate in practical field experience in the fully online Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

You will have access to the highest quality instructors and courses to prepare you for your next step in life. Whether that is promotion in a current career, exploration of a new field, achievement of a life-long goal to earn a university degree, or even just a better understanding of people and their behavior, this program is designed to help you achieve your goals. Students can also take advantage of credits they have previously earned to transfer into this bachelor’s degree program.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by onlinecolleges.com.

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What courses will you take?

Courses include child and adolescent psychology, introduction to clinical and counseling, psychological disorders of childhood, sport psychology, and more.

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Transferring Credits

Have you already begun your journey to a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree? Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

A bachelor's degree in Psychology will prepare you for a wide array of possibilities, including careers in human services and business. You could work for a mental health agency, assisting clients with daily tasks and appointments, possibly even assisting with group therapy. Students also might find careers with local or state family services, corrections services, or rehabilitative services.

Possible careers are in the field of business, including human services (counseling, crisis work, performance enhancement), business (personnel, sales, advertising/marketing, public relations, consumer research, customer service), and health services (public health, health prevention programs, prevention research). Understanding how to conduct basic research, how human behavior, thought, and emotion interact, and understanding human motivation and goal seeking is valuable for individuals in these fields.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load or pace your courses to fit your life and career.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the program as a freshman applicant requires successful attainment of a high school diploma, state-recognized high school equivalent or GED.
  • Transfer applicants must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or higher from all institutions previously attended to be considered for admission. If you have completed fewer than 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours of university or college coursework, you must also submit your high school transcript for evaluation.

 

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