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Adult Degree-Completion BA in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts | Hybrid

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Build a strong foundation

Gain a deeper understanding of yourself and the world

Are you fascinated by human behavior and the human mind? The study of psychology can give you an advantage in almost any profession. In this program, you’ll explore the human experience and factors that influence behavior, development, and relationships. You will learn both in the classroom and out in the community through hands-on research and internships.

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Contact an enrollment counselor with any questions you have about the program.

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Career Outcomes

Where a psychology degree can take you

A psychology degree is a great way to develop versatile skills for a career in business, education, counseling, social work, clinical psychology, law, administration, organizational development, theology, and ministry.

  • Marketing Manager

    Startup Business

  • Community Organizer

    Non-profit

  • Clinical Psychologist

    Health Organization

Facts & Figures

Why HNU?

100%

All of our full-time undergraduate students receive financial assistance from Holy Names.

84%

84% of students consider their HNU advisor their mentor.

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Five different emphases are available: business, clinical and community services, graduate school, ministry, teaching and liberal studies.

Student Experience

Learning Outcomes

Students in the psychology program will work toward the following outcomes through learning experiences both in and out of the classroom:
• Knowledge of the field
• Application of methods
• Written & oral skills
• Ethical awareness
• Interpersonal insight

Making education affordable

Special scholarship opportunity

Holy Names is proud to offer the Kennedy-Parrish Psychology Scholarship, a partial tuition grant that is open to full-time juniors and seniors studying psychology.

A program sneak preview

Sample courses

Here are just a few of the courses you may take.

Personality & Social Development

Examine the cognitive changes and life experiences that contribute to personal and social development.

Experimental Psychology

Learn about the methods of experimentation used in psychology.

Psychology of Emotion

Examine the basic theories of emotion, the physiological substrates of emotion, and the core findings of emotion research.