Program Overview Psychology (BS)
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BS) prepares you for many different career paths. Although a master's degree or doctoral degree is required to pursue a career as a clinical or experimental psychologist, students with a bachelor's degree in psychology are well qualified for careers that value strong analytical skills, problem solving skills, written and oral communication skills, and people skills.
Students majoring in psychology at Barry University enjoy the advantages of small classes, personalized academic advising, and experiential learning opportunities through independent research and community-based service learning. Alumni of Barry University's Department of Psychology have been successful in gaining admission into a variety of master's and doctoral programs. They are also employed in a number of agencies and business organizations.
The study of scientific psychology develops the ability to think analytically, apply psychological principles to solve problems, and communicate solutions effectively, both orally and in writing.