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BS in Psychology

Are you ready to turn your passion for helping people into a meaningful career? You can transform lives with a BS in Psychology from Walden University. Our program introduces you to a wide range of theories, approaches, and perspectives within the field, while providing you with insight into issues affecting diverse individuals and social groups. You’ll also participate in our Psychology Seminar course that empowers you to define specific professional goals and craft an educational path to help you meet them.

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  • Addictions (approved by NAADAC)*
  • Applied Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Psychology
  • Human Services for Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Preparation for Graduate Studies

Career Options

The principles of psychology apply to a broad range of dynamic, fast-paced fields, from criminal justice to psychiatry and legal counseling. Walden's BS in Psychology can prepare you for careers that include:

  • Affirmative action officer
  • Case manager
  • Community relations officer
  • Correctional officer
  • Court liaison
  • Customs inspector
  • Forensic treatment specialist
  • Health educator
  • Jury consultant
  • Laboratory assistant
  • Law enforcement advocate
  • Probation and parole officer
  • Psychiatric assistant
  • Researcher
  • Victims’ advocate
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.


AIM Higher at Walden University

Accelerate into Masters

Transition from a bachelor’s degree to a master’s degree in less time with Walden’s Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) degree option.

AIM offers high-achieving undergraduate students an opportunity to take as many as five graduate-level courses in their undergraduate coursework. Upon completion, credits from these courses can be applied toward a master’s degree. With the AIM degree option, you can earn your master’s degree in as little as one year, depending on your individual progress and degree program.

Why a Walden BS in Psychology?

Career Path Guidance - In our Psychology Seminar course, you’ll evaluate your skills and interests, explore occupations, and make more informed choices about your career path and related education or training needs.
Engaging Media - Videos and presentations coupled with the latest classroom technology provide an unmatched online experience.
Global Perspective - Join a community of students and faculty with diverse backgrounds and experience.
Exceptional Student Support from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.
Flexible Course Options - You can choose between 6-week and 12-week courses and potentially shorten your time to degree completion.

For more information about our psychology degree programs, financial aid, tuition and scholarships, request free information or call one of our enrollment advisors.

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