Psychology (BA)

Psychology (BA)

120 credits
Major Requirements
45 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses
21 credits
Free Electives
21 credits
What can you do with this degree?

Medaille alumni have gone on to careers as:

Family Therapy Specialist
Couples Counselor
Substance Abuse Counselor
Social Worker
Child Protective Services Agent
Guidance Counselor
Sports Psychologist
Human Resources Manager
Vocational Counselor

Graduates go on to pursue master’s degrees or doctoral studies, as well as careers in:

Human Services
Community-Based Agencies
Health and Recreation
About the Program 

What sets Medaille’s bachelor’s degree program in psychology apart? 

  • Small classes
  • Accomplished faculty with real work experience in the field
  • Close faculty-student mentoring relationships
  • Sign up for Medaille’s 4+1 program and complete your Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology by staying just one extra year
  • The option of more than one internship
  • Discussion of the latest practices and studies with your peers and future colleagues as a member of the Psychology Club
  • Opportunities to use your skills and understanding of human behavior as a member of the Student Government Association (SGA) or DECA 

Psychology (BA) Program Faculty

  • Richard L. Jacob
    Richard L. Jacob, Ph.D.

    Professor, Department of Communication & Sport Studies, Program Director (SPM)

    Office: M027

    Phone: (716) 880-2131


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  • Todd Riniolo
    Todd Riniolo, Ph.D.

    Professor, Department of Social Sciences

    Office: M230

    Phone: (716) 880-2138


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You have an exciting journey ahead —
and we’ll be there every step of the way.

Medaille College is the place for students who want to change their world and improve the lives of their communities through their careers as leaders, advocates and professionals. Each one of Medaille’s undergraduate programs prepares you for the workplace through hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000

  • Personalized support
  • Student-centered environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available
  • Vibrant campus located in the heart of the City of Buffalo Relevant real-world experiences
  • More than two-dozen clubs and activities
  • Successful NCAA Division III athletic teams



Phone: (716) 880-2000

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