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Psychology (online)

Bachelor of Science

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At Lynn University, we have created an online psychology degree to fit your busy life. So no matter what your obligations are, your education is a priority.

Earn your bachelor's degree in psychology through this online program and explore the world of psychology. Learn why we behave in certain ways, how we change and how to effectively communicate with others. Grasp foundational concepts through hands-on learning in areas such as personality theories, abnormal psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Work alongside professors, award-winning researchers and licensed clinicians who will teach you how to evaluate, analyze and think critically about human behavior.  

You may also have the opportunity to study abroad or attend professional conferences and present your own research projects. Opportunities like this are usually available only to graduate students.

What you’ll learn in the online psychology program

  • Foundational concepts of psychology
  • Writing, research, communication and quantitative skills
  • Social, abnormal, developmental and experimental psychology

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Estimated annual tuition

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Online psychology curriculum 

At Lynn, you can study your online psychology degree courses alongside your prerequisites. That means you’ll learn the subjects that interest you the most starting in your first semester. 

Course preview

PSY 100: Human Behavior
Learn how human beings function as individuals, within groups and as members of particular societies. Explore human behavior within the context of prosocial human behavior, abnormal human behavior and the result of maladaptive human behavior.

PSY 260 Personality Theory
Study the major theories of the composition and determinants of human personality, including psychoanalytic theories, self-theory, self-actualization theory, trait theories and social learning theory.

PSY 370 Abnormal Psychology
Study maladaptive behavior patterns and the therapeutic procedures used to treat such patterns. Examine maladaptive behavior patterns, including the neuroses, psychosociological disorders, personality disorders, affective disorders, schizophrenia and paranoia.

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits.

Psychology jobs and careers

Your bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lynn will open the door to many psychology jobs, including:

  • Mental health technician
  • Human resources specialist
  • Research assistant 
  • Market research analyst 
  • Labor relations specialist

You may also choose to continue your education and earn your M.S. in applied psychology.


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