When you study psychology at University of Phoenix, you focus on the general rather than the clinical psychology of individuals. You gain a greater understanding of the cognitive and affective processes that underlie behavior, as well as the critical-thinking, research and problem-solving skills necessary to evaluate behavior.
About the Psychology Degrees
The College of Social Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Psychology programs designed in collaboration with experts in the field. So, you learn what you need to know. You also learn from faculty with years of industry experience. They can tell you how the material they teach, relates to work in the field.
We offer psychology degree programs at every academic level, as well as individual psychology courses that can help you with your professional development. Check with an enrollment advisor to find out what degrees are available in your area.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology provides you with a strong foundation in general psychology. You gain insight into the cognitive and affective processes that underlie individual human development and behavior.
Courses in this program are designed to provide supervisors, managers and other professionals with greater skills in critical thinking, communication, collaboration and information utilization. This takes place through an enhanced understanding of human psychology. The courses in this program do not have a clinical emphasis and do not lead to professional licensure.
Master of Science in Psychology
The Master of Science in Psychology focuses on the general rather than clinical psychological study of individuals, including their behaviors, thought processes and emotions. It provides an understanding of the processes that underlie behavior and research methodologies.
The program provides supervisors in business, marketing, human resources, government services and education with an understanding of the cognitive and affective processes that underlie the individual human experience and behavior. You study research methodologies, critical thinking and problem solving necessary to evaluate behavior. And you explore the application of theoretical principles to inter- and intra-personal issues. The courses in this program do not have a clinical emphasis and do not lead to professional licensure.
Individual Psychology Courses
With the College of Social Sciences you can enhance your individual growth with an array of psychology courses. There are individual psychology courses available at the undergraduate level and the graduate level.
Individual psychology courses can help expand your professional knowledge or help you transition to a degree program here or somewhere else. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. You need to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of your choice. Check with an enrollment advisor to find out what courses and degree programs are available in your area.