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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Total Credit Hours: 121-122 | Time to Completion: 12-24 months* | Tuition: $386 per credit hour**

Though the healthcare field is traditionally focused on healing sickness and injuries, making sure that people are well mentally is vital as well. Mental health professionals do essential and important work, not only helping their patients lead better and happier lives but also providing valuables insights into our society and how it can function at its best.

An online Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Psychology can train you for a career in this growing and vital mental health field. It can also give you a valuable edge in a number of other fields where understanding how people think and feel can be helpful. Earning your BS in Psychology can lead to innovative thinking and help you find success in careers such as human resources management, advertising, counseling, teaching, and more.

Husson University's online BS psychology degree program will prepare you for a career or for further graduate study. You'll be able to learn about the human mind, how it processes emotions and thoughts, and how to keep it healthy, all from the convenience of your computer.

You will be able to tailor your study to your interests and choose to focus on one of the many sub-fields of psychology. These include clinical or counseling psychology, forensic psychology, sports psychology, developmental psychology or experimental psychology. That way, you'll be able to delve deeper into the topics that interest you, and better prepare yourself for work in the field of your choosing.

If you're interested in beginning a career helping people right away, you can also choose to take on the Mental Health course list to prepare to obtain the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician / Community (MHRT/C) Certification in Maine. In just a short time, you'll be able to serve your community, helping to improve mental health and happiness.

Check out the online BS psychology degree course map below. You can also request more information or speak to an advisor about our program.

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **All rates subject to change

Course Map

GENERAL EDUCATION

EH 105 College Writing: 3
HE 111 The Husson Experience 1
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3
MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra (or higher): 4
PY 111 General Psychology Lab: 3

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES

Science with Lab: 3–4
Literature Elective: 3
Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective: 3
Fine Arts Elective: 3
Global Elective: 3
Philosophical Elective: 3
Communications Elective: 3
Communications Elective: 3

PSYCHOLOGY COURSES

PY 141 Human Growth and Development: 3
PY 231 Social Psychology: 3
PY 242 Research Methods: 3
PY 442 Seminar in Psychology: 3
PY 491 Field Placement: 3

MHRT/C COURSES

PY 335 Behavioral, Psychological, & Rehabilitation Intervention Mod: 3
MH 200 Community Integration and Inclusion: 3
PY 113 Ethics and Professional Conduct: 3
PY 447 Trauma and Resiliency: 3
MH 201 Policy Knowledge: 3
MH 202 Mind-Body Connection: 3
PY 322 Cultural Competency: 3
MH 203 Vocational Support: 3