Build Your Career with an Online Psychology Degree
The principles of psychology are used in nearly every field, from human resources and rehabilitative therapies to educational testing and business practices. Regardless of the career path you choose, the Penn State World Campus online bachelor of arts degree program in psychology can help you refine the analytical skills you need to understand interpersonal interaction — and implement valuable problem-solving techniques.
With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree, you can pursue a graduate degree or you can apply your knowledge in such fields as:
- social work
- probation and corrections
- professional at-home aid
- caregiving for the elderly and children
- recreational therapy
Why a Psychology Degree Online at Penn State
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology provides a broad education in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. It can give you the foundation you need to develop your career as a caregiving professional or in social work. It may also be a good fit if you want to attend graduate school in psychology or a related field.
In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines.
The Psychology Club — a Psi Chi Chapter
The world's first fully online Psychology Club was founded by World Campus students and includes more than 100 members from the United States, Europe, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The Psychology Club uses video conferencing, Facebook, and its Mind Over Matters newsletter to keep members in touch with program faculty and staff and to let them know about graduate education options, internships, and career opportunities.