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BS in Psychology

Walden University's BS in Psychology program provides you with a foundational understanding of the field of psychology and its relevance in today’s increasingly diverse and global society. You will apply psychological theories to current issues in psychology as you gain perspective in three vitally important areas: social awareness, responsibility, and civic engagement; cross-cultural competence; and evidence-based decision making in an information-rich world.

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  • Addictions
  • Applied Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Psychology
  • Human Services
  • Preparation for Graduate Studies
  • Workplace Psychology

Career Options

From criminal justice to psychiatry and legal counseling, psychology can be applied across a range of dynamic, fast-paced fields. Walden's BS in Psychology can prepare you for such careers as:

  • 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.

Accelerate into Masters

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Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

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?

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.


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