Everybody’s different. Have you ever wondered why?

If you’re interested in people, human nature, or the complex questions surrounding behavior, Coker’s online psychology degree can open up a world of opportunity.

As a member of Coker’s digital learning community, you will learn to think critically about the world around you. You’ll learn about human behavior, research, observation, and scientific analysis. And most importantly, you’ll be supported by accessible faculty and fellow classmates who share your experience. 

WHY STUDY PSYCHOLOGY?

A bachelor’s degree in psychology prepares you to contribute in a variety of fields. After all, the whole point of psychology is to understand the factors behind people’s actions, thoughts, and beliefs. As you might imagine, that’s a useful skillset in any industry!

You’ll find people with psychology degrees working in areas like education, consulting, healthcare, research and development, just to name a few. Some students choose to further their education by attending graduate school, and pursuing careers as professional and/or clinical psychologists.

COURSE AREAS INCLUDE:

  • Research Methods & Behavioral Statistics 
  • Human Development
  • Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Advanced Psychological Research

WHY CHOOSE COKER COLLEGE?

Coker College caters to the unique needs of nontraditional students, providing the opportunity to obtain a degree while working. Our online psychology bachelor’s degree program helps you further your education with flexibility, completing your coursework on your schedule. With competitive tuition rates, passionate professors, and innovative course content, you’ll gain the hands-on experience needed to advance your career.

DOWNLOAD THE ACADEMIC CATALOG

For a more detailed explanation of requirements, including course descriptions, download the Academic Catalog.

A bachelor’s in psychology doesn’t limit you to a traditional career in clinical practice or research (although those are certainly great options)! Here are some examples of alternate career paths that you may choose to pursue with your psychology degree:

  • Career Counselor
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Community Service Agency Director
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Customer Service Director
  • Gerontologist
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marriage Counselor
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Personnel Manager
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Youth Counselor