Through getting an online psychology bachelor’s degree, students are able explore matters of the mind through an interdisciplinary approach that helps them understand biological bases of behavior and mental processes, developmental changes across the lifespan, learning and cognition, and sociocultural approaches and influences. The Psychology department firmly believes that excellence is best promoted by recruiting and retaining diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and by ensuring that the department’s culture is supportive and respectful of all members.
An online psychology bachelor’s degree prepares students for a wide range of careers in areas such as education, personnel management, business and marketing, health care and counseling as well as for graduate and professional programs, whether it’s to continue their studies in psychology or another field such as law.
The online psychology bachelor’s degree requires coursework in psychology, statistics, mathematics and biology. Courses are required in four core areas within the discipline as well as elective psychology courses. This equates to UF Psychology graduates that are prepared for a wide array of related careers, as well as graduate school.
WHAT PROFESSIONS WILL AN ONLINE PSYCHOLOGY BACHELOR’S DEGREE PREPARE ME FOR?
- Behavior Analyst*
- Clinical Psychologist*
- Correctional Field Officer
- Customer Relations Director
- Human Resources Manager
- Industrial Psychologist
- Mental Health Therapist
- Program Evaluation Consultant
- Rehabilitation Specialist
- Social Behavioral Scientist
*Please note that some career paths require graduate and/or professional school.
The online psychology bachelor’s degree is one of the most popular on the University of Florida campus. With faculty possessing expertise in five different areas of specialization (Behavior Analysis, Counseling Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, and Social Psychology), psychology graduates from UF Online are well-prepared for graduate study in psychology, advanced professional programs (e.g., law, medicine, business, education), and a diverse array of careers.
Designed for students whose commitments make traditional campus attendance impractical, our online psychology bachelor’s degree stands at the forefront, providing flexible academic options with the same elite faculty and rigor that makes us a leading university and top research institution. We connect people with opportunities, remove barriers and set the standard for online higher education. UF Online graduates earn the same elite degree they would receive on campus, and they will be at the top of the list for the best employers in the country.