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Psychology is the study of why people think and behave the way they do. Factors such as depression and other mental disorders, marriage and family problems, job stress, addiction, and a growing elderly population contribute to increased demand for psychology services in the United States.* Working as a psychologist requires a doctoral degree however, with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Kaplan University you may qualify for many entry-level jobs in community mental health centers, vocational rehabilitation centers, and correctional programs. Program Highlights The Kaplan University Bachelor of Science in Psychology program offers a broad liberal arts education combined with an in-depth look at how psychology relates to your everyday life. The program is designed to help you: Examine the major concepts, values, theories, studies, research methods, and historical trends in psychology as they apply to human behavior, learning, and development Gain a deeper understanding of psychological theory and methodology Study diversity and the cultural conditions that motivate people Utilize the scientific approach to evaluate behavior and mental processes relating to personal, social, and organizational issues A Fast Track to a Master?s Degree Students enrolled in Kaplan University?s Bachelor of Science in Psychology can choose to complete the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Psychology-to-Master of Science in Psychology option. Designed for high-potential undergraduate students interested in earning both a bachelor?s and master?s degree in psychology, the accelerated option allows you to work toward your Bachelor of Science in Psychology while simultaneously completing four core courses in the Master of Science in Psychology. If you successfully complete these courses with a minimum course grade, and have applied and been accepted to the Kaplan University Master of Science in Psychology, you will enter a shortened version of the master?s degree program. The accelerated option allows you to earn your Kaplan University Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Psychology at a faster pace and lower cost than completing each degree separately.

Psychology is the study of why people think and behave the way they do. Factors such as depression and other mental disorders, marriage and family problems, job stress, addiction, and a growing elderly population contribute to increased demand for psychology services in the United States.* Working as a psychologist requires a doctoral degree however, with a bachelor's degree in psychology from...

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