The Business Psychology program is an expansion of PAU's deep commitment to the integration of research, the core foundation of psychology, and professional business practices.
The Psychology and Social Action program provides students a strong foundation in psychology with an emphasis on applications to social problems and social action.
Palo Alto University (PAU) provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to choose from bachelor’s degree completion programs with a business
or social action
focus, and a core curriculum grounded in psychology.
PAU’s bachelor’s degree programs are offered in both online and traditional classroom formats, and are uniquely designed for students transferring from a community college or those who have completed the first two years of college. For students’ convenience, programs are offered in both a day format and an evening/online hybrid format.
Through its Silicon Valley partner institutions — De Anza College, Foothill College, and the College of San Mateo — PAU offers a rigorous education in psychology for the lowest tuition and fees of any private university in the Bay Area. PAU provides a smooth transfer process for community college students or those who have completed their freshman and sophomore years of college.
PAU bachelor’s degree programs are highly structured, professional, and efficient, allowing students to graduate in two years and begin their careers or graduate study as quickly and as inexpensively as possible. Students are eligible to transfer to PAU’s bachelor’s degree programs after they have completed 90 quarter units or 60 semester units of transferable, college-level coursework, including their general education requirements.