Do you like people? Are you interested in what makes them tick and why they think, work, or behave the way they do? Then consider earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology online at Purdue Global. We help prepare you to pursue work in a variety of psychology-supported roles and in a variety of settings that include service organizations and agencies working with those in need of behavioral intervention, as well as corporate and enterprise institutions in roles that help engage and develop employees.* Additionally, organizations such as the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. (BACB®) and the National Certification Commission for Addictions Professionals (NCCAP) have recognized Purdue Global’s psychology offerings in their respective areas as meeting course requirements needed to pursue certifications from their organizations.† Many of our faculty are also certified with those respective agencies and have practical and current experience in psychology. Our faculty can then help you examine the major concepts, values, theories, studies, research methods, and historical trends in psychology as they apply to human behavior, learning, and development in a relevant manner that further prepares you for the marketplace.
Purdue Global aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.‡ At Purdue Global, you can pursue your education goals and develop the confidence and knowledge to help drive change in your life and open the door to new career opportunities.
* Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. The professional practice of psychology is regulated by each state, and the degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for state licensure. Although certain programs at Purdue Global are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.
† Note that additional requirements must also be completed to take the examinations, including degree, field experience, and licensure requirements. Refer to the organizations’ websites for full eligibility requirements, including state-specific information.
‡ Purdue Global does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy.