Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Explore the science of human behavior with a BS in Psychology

Psychology informs countless professional fields, ranging from business and marketing to healthcare and more. When you earn a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, you gain an in-depth understanding of human mental, behavioral, and emotional processes — laying a professional foundation that’s sought after across many fields. Better still, University of Bridgeport offers several paths for earning your Psychology degree, making it possible to tailor your learning to your interests and needs.

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My experience at University of Bridgeport was great! I loved the flexibility! With the accelerated program, UB allowed me the opportunity to finish my bachelor’s degree as I was working my job, all while getting a quality education!
Christie Philippe, Accelerated BS in Psychology

Gain professional skills and knowledge

As you pursue your degree, you will learn the theories and research that inform the study of modern Psychology. Through your coursework, you’ll explore the general areas of developmental, personality, social, cognitive, and abnormal psychology. Moreover, you will foster “soft skills” such as communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving — further preparing you for professional success.

Learn from UB’s expert faculty

At University of Bridgeport, our faculty are experts in their fields who bring years of experience to the classroom. Our Psychology degree programs are taught by knowledgeable and experienced clinicians, instructors, and researchers. With small class sizes, you will be more than a number as you work closely alongside your professors to build and refine your understanding of human psychology.

A flexible degree, earned your way

At UB, you don’t have to put life on the back burner to earn your BS in Psychology. Our Psychology program is designed with freedom and flexibility at the forefront — allowing you to achieve your personal and professional goals on the timetable best suited to you.

As a student at University of Bridgeport, you can choose to earn your BS in Psychology in any of the following formats:

  • On-campus or online
  • On a traditional, 4-year timeline or an accelerated degree track
  • With a double major in Human Services
  • On an accelerated, dual degree track — leading directly to the MS in Counseling program

Interested in learning more about UB’s Psychology programs? Ask your admissions officer and discover which opportunity is best for you.

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Find additional information about the Psychology BS degree in the academic catalog.