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Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
As a student in the Psychology program of Drexel University, you’ll explore the multifaceted world of psychology from every angle. Whether you are learning foundational knowledge from your core classes or developing your own interests and expertise through electives, you will emerge well-versed in the rigorous, evidence-based methodologies that are integral to the field.
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An online Bachelor’s Degree obtained in the Psychology program of Drexel University offers invaluable skills that can be leveraged for success no matter what career path you choose, making you an indispensable asset to any employer and an appealing candidate for advanced graduate work.

What is a Bachelor's in Psychology?

The field of psychology focuses on the brain, mental processes, behavior, and development. Psychologists devote their careers to investigating how biological, psychological, environmental, and social factors impact the way we grow, learn and act in day-to-day life. A BS in Psychology is a research-based degree that prepares you for the job market or more advanced graduate work in the field.

Program features

  • Learn to frame and find answers to important questions regarding human behavior, cognition and emotion, and how to apply these findings to improve lives
  • Courses emphasize sequences in research methodology and statistics, preparing you for a future in everything from research to corporate settings
  • Prepare for careers in fields like business, applied neuroscience, forensics, law, health sciences, and more
  • Opportunities to develop your own research with an optional senior thesis
  • Fully online classes mean that you can participate and learn around your schedule
  • Classes are taught by the psychology department’s distinguished faculty 

What can I do with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology?

Many students who earn their BS in Psychology go on to earn a master’s degree or PhD and work as a clinical, research or organizational psychologist. But there are plenty of job opportunities for those who choose to enter the workplace after receiving their bachelor’s degree. A significant number of graduates hold positions as case managers, laboratory assistants, social services specialists, psychiatric technicians, and rehabilitation specialists. Moreover, psychology majors are often found in such fields as sales, marketing and advertising, teaching and criminal justice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Techniques of Speaking
  • English Composition
  • Calculus 
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Computer-Assisted Data Analysis
  • Psychological Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Between 0 – 23 previous college semester credits from a regionally accredited institution
  • Must have earned high school diploma or GED a minimum of 2 years ago
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT scores no more than five years old
  • International Students: Scores from these organizations will fulfill the ACT/SAT requirement
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Additional requirements for International Students

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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