BA Psychology

Are you fascinated by human behavior? Psychology offers a window into the way people think, feel and behave. Work to understand and help people as a Psychology major, and help yourself turn a new corner in your career.

Why choose Psychology at Saint Leo?

Saint Leo’s Psychology degree provides a well-rounded education, with flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs as a working professional.

Understand the human experience through cognitive psychology, personality theory, the biological bases of behavior, child and adolescent development, race and ethnicity, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. Learn to use industry-standard software, including Excel and SPSS. 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 internships.

Saint Leo maintains a strong reputation at many internship sites with locations near you, including Boys and Girls Club, Head Start and programs for aging, autism, addiction, clinical research, children's services, victim advocacy and workforce development.

Some amazing classes you can take

  • Research Methods I & II
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Behavior
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Interviewing and Counseling Skills
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology

What can you do with a degree in Psychology?

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.

  • Case Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Researcher
  • Business Manager
  • Advertising Assistant
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor

Where are Saint Leo Psychology grads now?

  • University of Central Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • Hofstra University
  • Adler Institute
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • William & Mary Law School
  • Florida State University
  • New York University
  • Community Hospital of New Port Richey, Florida
  • United States Military