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BS in Psychology

Turn your passion for helping people into a meaningful career.

Gain new perspectives and start a fulfilling career with a BS in Psychology. Our online program allows you to:

  • Save money and time if your plans include a master’s degree. Explore our Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) option.
  • Transfer up to 135 credits.
  • Choose from eight concentrations.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: August 26, 2019

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 credits

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Uncover internal and external causes for addictions and associated disorders, as well as study prevention and treatment methods.
Study common psychological disorders and effective diagnoses while improving your research and analysis skills.
Learn how to work with crime victims, and study the psychological theories of criminal behavior.
Focus on the interplay between psychology and the legal system by pursuing a concentration in forensic psychology. Prepare for a variety of careers in fields such as homeland security, criminal and civil justice, victim advocacy, law enforcement, or social services.
Gain a thorough foundation of psychological principles and practices that can be applied to a wide variety of fields and settings.
Discover how you can create meaningful and positive change in your community, and develop skills in areas such as crisis intervention and conflict management.
Prepare to address common challenges and apply psychological practices in the workplace.
Expand your knowledge across all major areas in psychology as you prepare for an advanced degree.

With Walden’s BS in Psychology program, you can:

  • Choose from eight concentrations to align your learning with your career goals.
  • Study course topics such as Cross-Cultural Psychology and Theories of Personality.
  • Choose from two Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) degree options—MS in Psychology or MS in Clinical mental Health Counseling—and complete your master’s program with up to 50% fewer credits, saving you time and money.

More about our BS in Psychology program

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.

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age and have 60 quarter credit hours.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials, starting with your application, and support you through your first day of classes.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your BS in Psychology at Walden?

Ginger Jenkins

“I had to make sure the college I chose was accredited and user-friendly with a challenging curriculum."

Ginger Jenkins | MS in Forensic Psychology Graduate, PhD in Psychology Student