Are you fascinated by human behavior? Psychology offers a window
into the way people think, feel and behave. Psychologists work to
understand people and help them adjust to life transitions and
achieve optimal mental health in everyday life.
Understand the human experience through qualitative and
quantitative research methods. Investigate cognitive psychology,
personality theory, the biological bases of behavior, child and
adolescent development, and race and ethnicity. Work closely with
faculty, and present your research at conferences for the
Southeastern Psychological Association and American Psychological
Translate your knowledge into workplace success with applied
courses—in forensics, the military, counseling, and industrial and
organizational psychology—as well as community service projects and
In addition to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Saint Leo
also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Both the
B.A. and B.S. are based on the American Psychological Association
model for programs of distinction. The B.A. provides a well-rounded
education, with flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet
your individual needs. With more rigorous research demands than the
B.A. program, the B.S. requires collaboration with faculty on
research projects over two consecutive semesters. The B.S. will
prepare you for graduate school at both the master's and doctoral
Graduates pursue advanced study in psychology, as well as
employment in human service settings and mental health facilities.
A psychology major is also great preparation for careers in law,
business, human resources management, advertising and sales.
Turn your curiosity into personal growth. Apply now.