Bachelor Degrees in Psychology
Palo Alto University, which until recently only offered graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology, now offers Bachelor degrees in two majors: Psychology & Social Action and in Business Psychology. Our Bachelor degree programs are uniquely designed for students transferring from a California Community College or those who have completed the first two years of college and now wish to major in Psychology. Our Bachelor degree programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offered in both Day and Evening/Online formats, adapting to the needs of students.
The PAU Bachelor degree programs are highly structured, professional and efficient, allowing students to graduate in two years and allowing them to begin their careers or graduate study as quickly and as inexpensively as possible. Please take the time to learn more about our programs and to schedule an individual transfer advising session with one of our admissions counselors. International students may obtain more information about application requirements here.
Students may transfer to one of PAU’s Bachelor degree completion programs after they have completed 90 quarter units or 60 semester units of transferable, college-level coursework, including their general education requirements.
Since 1975, PAU has been a leader in graduate-level education in Psychology. PAU’s Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology and the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium are accredited by the American Psychological Association. PAU also now offers a variety of Masters degrees in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. PAU is a private, non-profit university, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. PAU is a diverse, dynamic, global community dedicated to scholarship, leadership, research, and service in the behavioral and social sciences.
Through partnerships with local community college districts, Palo Alto University is now able to offer Bachelor degree completion programs to students transferring from a community colleges. These partnerships currently include De Anza College in Cupertino and Foothill College in Los Altos Hills. Beginning in the Fall 2012, PAU will begin offering courses at the Cabrillo College facility, located in Scotts Valley. These relationships with community colleges, allows PAU to bring is expertise in Psychology and the Social Sciences to students in the local community and to students who might otherwise be unable to continue their studies beyond the Associate level because of geographic or financial constraints.