Bachelor of Science in Psychology

A Psychology degree from Kennesaw State provides you with the pathway to a variety of psychology careers. You can work in social and community services, human resources, rehabilitation services, or pursue employment in non-psychological fields such as business, criminal justice, and education. You will also have the opportunity to continue your education for a master's degree to advance in your position in psychology.

With a psychology degree, you’ll study the science of behavior and mental processes. You’ll examine behavior and cognitive approaches to serve and advance human welfare. The degree will provide you with solid research, communication, and critical thinking skills. Because of this, you’ll complete an Introductory Psychology course, a Careers in Psychology course, a laboratory-based two-semester research sequence, studies from the primary areas of the discipline, and a senior capstone experience.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face and Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Psychology Degree Pathway
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Psychology Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Program – You can take courses in-class or online, whichever works best for your schedule.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training and gain practical skills you can apply right away. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a psychology graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Psychology degree?

Because of the skills you’ll learn with your psychology degree, there will be various career paths to choose from.  Here are just a few:

  • Admissions Counselor
  • Alumni Director
  • Benefits Manager
  • Casework
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Psychiatric Attendance
  • Writer
  • Researcher
  • Counselor

Psychology Salary and Career Information

A career in psychology offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in psychology from KSU.


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Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Department of Psychological Science

Kennesaw State University
Department of Psychological Science
Social Sciences Building (402), Rm 4030
402 Bartow Ave
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144 

Phone: 470-578-6225

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