The Psychology – Resilience and Performance Optimization major gives you the professional tools surrounding:
The Psychology-RPO major focuses on helping individuals, teams, and organizations perform at their best, achieve goals, and overcome obstacles that can impede performance. The major introduces students to the factors that help people cope with stress, enhance their resiliency, and perform at their highest levels, and these factors can be applied to performance in the military, law enforcement, business, mental health fields, or any other domain with a performance component. The major also explores the ways in which traumatic events are experienced and the range of posttraumatic reactions. The program concludes with a capstone experience where students research a topic that speaks directly to their interests, professional goals, or occupation.
Jobs in psychology are projected to grow 14% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $79,010. The median wage for clinical, counseling and school psychologists in Missouri specifically is $76,480.
Many career paths require advanced training and certification. A Bachelor of Psychology – Resilience and Performance Optimization degree will prepare you for a broad range of fields, including:
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Resilience and Performance Optimization requires 42 credit hours, in addition to General Education courses.
Students earning the Bachelor of Science in Psychology-Resilience and Performance Optimization may not also earn the Bachelor of Science in Psychology.