Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The Bachelor of Psychology degree helps you better understand yourself and others. Its real world relevance includes social interaction, group dynamics and mental illness treatment.
A psychology degree opens doors to a wide variety of careers in such fields as counseling, social work, or education.
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 degree will prepare you for a broad range of careers, including:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 36 credit hours specific to your Bachelor’s in Psychology degree.
Students should complete all 100-and 200-level requirements before accumulating 60 credit hours (junior status).
Students earning the Bachelor of Science in Psychology may not also earn the Bachelor of Science in
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