In this program, students learn classical and fundamental schools of thought, while also gaining modern insight into the workings of the human mind through the study of developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology.
Through the combination of academic theory and scientific research, psychology seeks to understand the human condition through analysis of rational, emotional, and human behavior. The university offers quality online bachelors and master's degrees in psychology. Each address the research and application of core disciplines that include mental health, personal performance, self-help, ergonomics, and a variety of specializations that can positively influence the quality of human health.
Graduates of this program are inclined toward professions involving complex human interaction such as politics, law, counseling, human services, education, law enforcement, military service, and public management. In the School of Arts and Humanities, students interact with experienced scholar-practitioners, many who share similar interests in psychology and apply their knowledge in a variety of related careers.
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