Medaille's bachelor degree in psychology invites you to gain a thorough grounding in the principles of psychology, suitable for building a successful career in almost any field. Meet our social sciences faculty.
About the Psychology Bachelor's Degree Program
Embark on a journey of learning how people truly work — yourself, those around you, and our influence in the world. You’ll master the arts of thinking critically, scientific reasoning and how to effectively apply research methods. Immerse yourself in special topics such as trauma-informed care, the human/animal bond, popular psychology, and even delve into the legitimacy of pseudo-sciences. You’ll graduate prepared to pursue a master’s degree, doctoral studies, or to enter the career of your choice.
Courses, Requirements & Policies
Psychology Program Specs
Total Credits: 120 credits
Major Core Component: 45 credits
One Required Internship
Psychology graduates go on to pursue master's degrees or doctoral studies, as well as careers in:
Health & Recreation
Medaille psychology majors learn from accomplished faculty with real world scientific and clinical experience to prepare for careers such as:
Family Therapy Specialist
Substance Abuse Counselor
Child Protective Services Agent
Human Resources Manager
Looking to go further? Consider our Master of Arts in Psychology or our Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)!
Learn about Medaille's one-year, online master's in psychology program
Learn about Medaille's doctoral in clinical psychology and how you can earn your PsyD
Tailor the Psychology Degree to Your Interests
Medaille's interdisciplinary approach to the bachelor's in psychology will offer you the opportunity to truly target your education to what interests you, whether that be working toward a business, research- or clinical-based graduate degree, or entering a career in nearly any field.
Learn to be more critical of human intuition, and instead, apply scientific principles in your own decision-making. Dig into discussion on the latest psychological practices and studies with your peers and future colleagues. Our small class sizes and close faculty-student mentoring opportunities will allow you to form lifelong professional connections that will benefit you both during your undergraduate work and in your future career.