Study the Mind and Behavior
Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. By unlocking many of the mysteries behind human behavior through a psychology degree, you are prepared to enter a variety of career fields. If you plan on furthering your education, USU's program helps you meet prerequisites for graduate programs.
Degree at a Glance
Career Outlook for Graduates
The majority of students continue their education, earning master's and doctorate degrees. If you decide to stop after earning your bachelor's, you can pursue a career as a probation and parole officer, career counselor, rehabilitation specialist, psychiatric technician, and more.
- Probation Officer – $58,790
- Career Counselor – $56,310
- Rehabilitation Specialist – $35,630
- Psychiatric Technician – $30,860
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
Why Earn a Psychology Degree from USU Online
USU strives to give students hands-on experience before they graduate. The Department of Psychology faculty will give you research opportunities. You will also be assisted in completing an apprenticeship to gain experience in a professional setting.
USU's Department of Psychology has published more than 350 articles in science journals, written eight books, and received $17.5 million in external funding over the past five years. They are dedicated to ensuring you get the best education possible.