EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in general psychology provides students with a strong academic foundation. This degree opens the door to a variety of career options and builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions or to enroll in an appropriate graduate program.
Enhance your degree by selecting an area of study for your undergraduate program. Choose from 8 concentrations.
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Our programs explore the versatile applications and opportunities of psychology. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as abnormal psychology, social psychology, statistics, research, psychological interviewing and reporting, behavior therapy and clinical psychology.
Program benefits include:
You can tailor your psychology degree to align with your interests and career goals by choosing from one of the following concentrations. Courses in each option are taught by experienced faculty dedicated to your success.
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits. Suggested minors for psychology include:
You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree. Suggested certificates for psychology include:
EKU’s online psychology curriculum prepares students to pursue a variety of rewarding career possibilities by offering multiple in-demand concentration options and blending academic and professional preparation through dynamic, career-oriented coursework.
Psychology courses include abnormal psychology, social psychology, statistics-research, psychological interviewing and reporting, behavior therapy and clinical psychology. The program also offers unique opportunities for joint student-faculty research.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
Special Tuition for Active Duty* Military
Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition expenses to $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses to all service members currently serving on active duty.
*Active duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online Graduate