Psychology

Bachelor of Science (iLynn)

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At Lynn University, we have created an online psychology degree to fit your busy life. So no matter what your obligations are, your education is a priority.

Earn your bachelor’s degree in psychology through the iLynn program and explore the world of psychology. Learn why we behave in certain ways, how we change and how to effectively communicate with others.

Work alongside professors, award-winning researchers and licensed clinicians, who will teach you how to evaluate, analyze and think critically about human behavior.  Study online, on campus or a combination of both.

What you’ll learn in the online psychology degree program

  • Foundational concepts of psychology
  • Writing, research, communication and quantitative skills
  • Social, abnormal, developmental and experimental psychology
  • The art of counseling

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials. 

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Beyond the classroom

Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

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Learning is more than sitting in a classroom 

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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iLynn psychology curriculum 

At Lynn, you can study your online psychology degree courses alongside your prerequisites. That means you’ll learn the subjects that interest you the most starting in your first semester. 

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories:

  • 33 university core curriculum credits
  • 42 major credits
  • 45 elective credits

Course preview

PSY 100: Human Behavior
Learn how human beings function as individuals, within groups and as members of particular societies. Explore human behavior within the context of prosocial human behavior, abnormal human behavior and the result of maladaptive human behavior.

PSY 260 Personality Theory
Study the major theories of the composition and determinants of human personality, including psychoanalytic theories, self-theory, self-actualization theory, trait theories and social learning theory.

PSY 370 Abnormal Psychology
Study maladaptive behavior patterns and the therapeutic procedures used to treat such patterns. Examine maladaptive behavior patterns, including the neuroses, psychosociological disorders, personality disorders, affective disorders, schizophrenia and paranoia.

Psychology jobs and careers

Your bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lynn will open the door to many psychology jobs, including:

  • Counselor
  • Human resources manager
  • Social researcher
  • Testing and assessment specialist
  • Crisis worker

You may also choose to continue your education and earn your M.S. in applied psychology to prepare for a career in one of the following:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Correctional facility psychologist
  • Military psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
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