St. Catherine University Psychology degree program students

College for Adults | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Does thinking critically about human behavior, thinking, and emotion catch your interest? Are you looking for ways to better understand yourself and others and to apply your learning in a wide variety of career options? Consider the online psychology degree from St. Kate’s College for Adults. You’ll gain insight into psychological theories and practices — and learn how to apply them in real-world professional settings.

Program Details

Classes meet: Online

Credits for major: 40

Time to completion: 24 months

Cost per credit (2023–2024): $500

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

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Study Human Behavior, Thinking and Emotion

Why do people behave in different ways? How do people learn? How can groups work effectively together to make decisions? What are various types of mental illnesses, their symptoms and treatments?

Through core courses in the psychology major, you'll acquire a foundation in psychological theories, research methods, current issues in psychology, and application of psychological knowledge in real-world situations. You'll also broaden your skills in critical thinking and evaluation, increasing your understanding of human development to positively impact individuals and communities.

A fast track "3+2" dual degree option is available for students who want to combine a bachelor's in psychology with a Master of Public Health degree.

St. Kate's Psychology program students in the College for Adults
Careers in Psychology

St. Catherine University credentials carry weight in the working world. Employers hire Katies because we’re well-rounded with deep entrepreneurial spirit!

St. Kate's online psychology program graduates apply their skills and experiences in a wide variety of career settings, including

  • nonprofit social service organizations
  • hospitals and clinics
  • government agencies
  • businesses
  • marketing or public relations firms
  • residential treatment centers
  • schools

The psychology degree program will not prepare you to provide direct, one-on-one clinical care for individuals. Rather, you'll use this major to prepare for careers in which you'll design, deliver, and evaluate programs and services. This major can also prepare you for graduate studies in counseling, mental health, clinical psychology, or occupational therapy.