Psychology Major Degree | Maryville University | St. Louis

BACHELOR’S IN
PSYCHOLOGY

BACHELOR’S IN
PSYCHOLOGY

PSYCHOLOGY

 

A Scientific
Approach to Human Behavior.
A Scientific Approach to Human Behavior.

Psychology, the study of human behavior, is both fascinating and broadly practical. Your insights into why we do what we do can start here.

Maryville University’s psychology major will teach you both the contemporary theories that form the background of modern psychology and the critical thinking and research skills you will need to assess and even contribute to, cutting-edge research in this field.

Past graduates have continued on to graduate programs, and have started careers in counseling, social work, and law.

 

PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

WHY MARYVILLE

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Rachel Huck Maryville Student

Rachael Huck, thanks to a sought-after grant from international honor society Psi Chi, was able to study the reasons why some students take advantage of professional help while others struggle alone.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

psychology student working in a professional lab

Maryville partners with numerous corporate and civic organizations in the greater St. Louis region and beyond to offer experiential learning opportunities for students in a variety of work environments, including:

• SSM Healthcare
• Mercy Health Systems
• FleishmanHillard

 

PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

 

WHY MARYVILLE

ONLINE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

Bachelor’s in Psychology Online

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
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THE BIG PICTURE

Students who have graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology are employed in numerous ways, from school therapists to researchers, to industry consultants to counselors with a private practice. Despite the popularity of the major, those with a psychology degree are able to find employment as the ability to understand people is always in demand and can’t be outsourced.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$129,250

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MEDIAN

$79,010


JOB GROWTH

14%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

23,000 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

27
%
SCHOOLS
24
%
SELF-EMPLOYED
18
%
AMBULATORY SERVICES
10
%
GOVERNMENT

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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With multiple career options and high demand, a degree in Psychology from Maryville is as practical as it is fascinating.
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