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PAU's Undergraduate Psychology Degree Program

Palo Alto University offers an undergraduate psychology program to meet our students' interests and professional goals. Our programs has flexible scheduling options and high-quality instruction to help build the foundation for a rewarding career path or graduate studies in psychology.

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Pursue your passion with one of our undergraduate programs. We'll help you navigate credit transfers and financial aid.

BS in Psychology and Social Action

If you want to prepare for graduate studies or enter the workforce in a social or community-based capacity for a nonprofit or government organization, consider our Psychology and Social Action Program.

BS in Business Psychology

Business Psycholog is a degree program for those seeking to understand the behavioral side of business. Pursue roles in marketing and communications, human resources, management, or related areas.

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Program Details
  BS in Psychology and Social Action BS in Business Psychology

60% psychology

40% social action


60% business

40% psychology

Program Goal Prepares students as agents of change in society and as future counselors and psychologists. Prepares students to work with people and manage human factors in business and organizational settings.
Internship Required Optional
Delivery Options
  • Online (one live, synchronous Zoom course per week)
  • Day (On-Campus)
Online (one live, synchronous Zoom course per week)
Average GPA admitted 2.7 2.7
Guaranteed Classes Yes Yes
Tuition Stabilization Yes Yes
Average Time to Graduation Two Years Two Years
Estimated Program Cost  $45,960 (two years)  $45,960 (two years) 
Financial Aid and Scholarships Available Yes Yes


Earning Your Degree at Your Own Pace

We offer flexible scheduling to help meet busy lifestyles. Our undergraduate programs include traditional day programs, online, and hybrid options. Whether you are returning to school to change careers or working while attending college. Learn more about our admission and transfer requirements to take the next step towards a fulfilling academic journey.

PAU understands the need for flexibility Transfer Requirements Transfer Articulation
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Online / In Person Classes

PAU understands that most of its students are juggling work, family and many other responsibilities. Our courses are offered online (synchronously and asynchronously), with a full-time day program available once we can return to campus.

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PAU could be the place for you!

If you've always been interested in the interplay between psychology, social action, and business, our undergraduate psychology programs could expand your potential career path.

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