Bachelor of Arts inPsychology

Majoring in Psychology involves the study of the way humans and animals act, feel, think and learn. How are personality and social development influenced? What is the relationship between mind and body? How are statistical principles used to analyze social science data? You’ll develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and in understanding human thought, behavior and interaction as you take 44 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Psychology Curriculum Overview

Students graduating with a Psychology major develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and understanding human thought, behavior, and interaction. The educational learning in combination with the internship experience prepare students to enter a career of choice or graduate school.

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

Student Outcomes

95%95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation. (*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul)
$57,736Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor's) four years after graduation(*salary data source: mnedtrends.org)
44%CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average. (*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov)

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Career Potential

You’ll also get real experience beyond the classroom, in activities such a 12-credit internship (in counseling settings, youth residential treatment programs, adoption placement agencies, etc.), participation in the Psychology Club and research presentations at the Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference. And because we design our psychology program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career in psychiatry, social services, business, community education, forensic psychology, human resources, residential treatment or other related field.

  • Business
  • Community Education
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Human Resources
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Residential Treatment
  • Social Services
  • Youth Education

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