Psychology Bachelor's Degree

Earn Your Degree Through a Psychology Concentration

Earning a Bachelor's degree in Psychology is a great way to join a growing career field while gaining an understanding of people and making a difference in their lives. Employment of psychologists is expected to grow at a rate of about 12% through 2018. If you're looking for an adult or continuing education program that has a variety of both online and on-campus options, and are interested in a career in human services, community organization, or government, the Psychology degree program through the Marist Liberal Studies major may be perfect for you.

The Marist Liberal Studies with a concentration in Psychology Bachelor’s degree program is geared towards non-traditional, adult students, military veterans, and college transfer students with a focus in personal development and development of world views. Psychology B.A. students are able to explore psychological theories and apply psychological principles to real-world career environments.

While enrolled in the Psychology Bachelor's degree program at Marist College, undergraduate students will learn how to organize, analyze and interpret data. Psychology Bachelor’s degree students gain an understanding of what makes people do certain things, a very marketable skill in a wide range of career settings.

Psychology Degree Professions

Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Health Psychology
Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Human Factors Psychology

After completing an undergraduate degree either online or on-campus, many Psychology students often move on to further their education in law, medicine and life sciences. A Bachelor's in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Psychology can act as the perfect starting point for a variety of graduate degree programs.

On-campus and Online Psychology Degree Courses

  • Personality Development – A Psychology course designed to provide in-depth information about various personality types, theories of personality development and stages of development.
  • Industrial Psychology – A course designed to provide students with an understanding of psychology of people within the workplace.
  • The Exceptional Child – A Psychology course focusing on the study of child disabilities and disorders including characteristics, etiologies, federal and state laws.
  • Child Adolescent Development – A Psychology course designed to study the issues with children, adolescents and their families.
  • Adult Development – A Psychology course focusing on adulthood as an evolutionary era.

Marist College is located in New York. At Marist, we offer many fields of study both online and through on-location courses at our Poughkeepsie, NY campus. Contact us to learn more about the online and on-campus Liberal Studies Bachelor’s degree Psychology concentration.

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