Advance Your Career With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action

If you want to make an impact on the world, the field of psychology offers endless ways to earn a living while making a difference. When you earn a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action from Palo Alto University, you'll be prepared to begin an exciting career helping others or continue your education with an advanced degree.

Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action

Whether you're fascinated by the human mind or strive to make society a better place, earning your degree in psychology and social action is the first step toward a rich new career. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, PAU's program is ideal for transfer students who have earned core credits from another institution. Students will complete theoretical study through coursework in psychology, social action, sociology, anthropology, economics, and related areas. A nine-month internship provides practical experience in applying those newly acquired skills at non-profit or community agencies. Students may supplement their training through extracurricular opportunities and research projects with our graduate faculty.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

A psychology degree will open up career paths that aren't available to non-degree holders. PAU's Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action program may be even more valuable than a traditional psychology degree because it encompasses even more of the social sciences. The degree is ideal for attaining a rewarding entry-level position and also helps working professionals expand their career opportunities. Our program also serves as the perfect stepping stone for those interested in a master's or doctoral degree in psychology.

Imagine the Possibilities

The career options are truly expansive with your Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action. You might pursue a career in healthcare or counseling, become a social worker, or work in the criminal justice system. Your office could be at a school, a non-profit, or a community or governmental agency. You could continue your education with a graduate degree that opens up additional opportunities in mental health counseling, psychology, and related fields.

Wherever you are in your career—whether you're just starting out or have professional experience under your belt—Palo Alto University can help propel you forward with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Action degree. Learn more about our undergraduate admissions requirements to begin the process!

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