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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Build Your Mind and Your Career with a Psychology Degree

A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree is designed to prepare you for a career as a leader in a number of fields through the study of the human mind. The insights, tools, and training you’ll receive with this degree will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to become a leader in a therapist role or a leadership role in any organization or field you choose to pursue.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree provides a more in-depth, subject-focused degree compared to the psychology concentration offered in our interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree. Students will complete 36 hours of psychology credits in this program compared to 18 hours with the concentration.


Degrees that put you to work

Be ready. Your SMC psychology degree will prepare you to step right into your future career with a solid academic foundation. You’ll learn the inner working of the mind through studies in behavioral science, personality, social psychology, cognitive psychology, and more. You’ll be prepared to move into a role in a range of industries. SMC graduates also receive the benefit of our unique Camak Core professional development program as part of their degree.


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Degree Plan

It’s your future – pick your degree pathway

Your plan for the future starts with choosing the degree program that works for you. A psychology degree can prepare you for a career in a large range of fields, therapy, human resources, community outreach, banking, or education.


All the knowledge (and skills) you’ll need

Beyond the basics of impacting someone’s life, Psychology graduates will learn a broad understanding of human behavior and the skills to understand and interpret research findings concerning human behavior. 

What You’ll Do with a Psychology Degree

With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, you’ll have a wide range of job prospects, including:

  • Licensed Therapist
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Management Analyst
  • Recruiter
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Our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree is also offered in our SMC Online program. Get your psychology degree on your schedule.

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Affordable for a Reason

Thanks to our generous scholarship and financial aid opportunities, it’s likely you’ll pay way less than you think for an SMC education. You may even be able to attend tuition-free! Check it out for yourself!

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What’s Camak Core

It's our for-credit career readiness courses that give you workplace skills now, so you can stand out to employers later.

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