Program Overview

CIIS' Bachelor of Science in Psychology is an upper-division undergraduate degree completion program designed to accommodate working adults and others who desire maximum flexibility while completing their degree.

The program provides a strong general background in psychology complemented by a focus in current research and critical conversations in the field. The coursework draws on an interdisciplinary mix of neurobiology, cognitive psychology, consciousness studies, human development, social psychology, and research methods. The degree culminates in a capstone/senior project that allows you to apply these skills in a research project of your own design. 

The B.S. in Psychology orients toward cultural competence and whole-person well-being through understanding the intersections between psychology, scientific knowledge, culture, spiritual values, and your unique life. Our program supports you in bringing you complete self into your academic work and provides resources to situate your full experience in current contexts and conversations in psychology.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Length of Program
3
Semesters
Number of Units
36
Format
Online classes icon In-person classes
Online or Hybrid

Career Paths

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology from CIIS prepares you to think critically and thoughtfully about human behavior and community functioning. Our graduates pursue a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Labor Relations and Public Relations 
  • Case Work and Community Outreach
  • Early Childhood and Secondary Education
  • Employee Relations and Human Resources 
  • Clinical Coordination
  • Public Administration
  • Substance Abuse Support

Many graduates go on to complete a master’s or other graduate degree from CIIS. Our Admissions Counselors are here to advise you based on your career goals and passions.

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