The University of Providence Psychology program prepares students for lifelong learning and advanced study in psychology by following the American Psychological Association Guidelines for Undergraduate Psychology Major programs. The core psychology classes in the major provide an introduction to the wide variety of topics in the field. Concentrations within the major allow students to focus their study in a particular area of interest: Helping Skills, Social Services, Forensic Psychology, or Physiological Psychology. A bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Providence prepares students for positions in the psychology, counseling, law, business administration, and healthcare fields.
The UP Psychology program offers coursework on how people and animals think and behave in various situations. This program assists students in gaining critical thinking skills by studying and applying various psychological paradigms to problem-solving combined with data analysis using the scientific method. It exposes students to the scientific method of data collection and analysis (essentially applied quantitative statistics) with practical applications in many occupations (for example, business analytics).
Program is delivered online and can be completed in four years. No travel is necessary.
Undergraduate tuition is $12,120/semester for full-time students (12-18 credits) or $790/credit for part-time students. All PSJH caregivers, benefits-eligible spouses or partners, and dependents are eligible for a 50 percent reduction of tuition charges for eligible programs offered at the University of Providence.