B.A. in Psychology

General

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Program Description

The B.A. in Psychology is a comprehensive program that exposes students to various areas of psychology as well as opportunities for hands-on research and optional field experience. The department faculty members represent a number of theoretical approaches as well as a wide range of content areas, enhancing students’ opportunities to become acquainted with the full scope of this broad and complex subject. Because of the need to create a combination of courses consistent with their career goals, students are urged to form a continuing relationship with a department faculty advisor early in their major.

Program Benefits

B.A. in Psychology, students gain many marketable quantitative and qualitative skills, including:

  • Effective verbal communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Basic clinical skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Knowledge of human behavior and development
  • Knowledge of group behavior, decision making, and organizations
  • Interpretation of research

Career Opportunities

The B.A. in Psychology prepares you for careers such as:

  • Case management
  • Human services
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Education
  • Human Resources

Minors

  • Gerontology
  • Psychology

Testimonial

“Northeastern has some of the best instructors I have ever met. They take their time to make sure you’re OK academically and personally.” - Margo Odiko-Pim

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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