Psychology Undergraduate Program

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Major in psychology

Mental health has never been more important.

Meet this growing need with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Help people overcome problems and build better relationships.

This degree is available 100% online, or in seated/hybrid formats.

Degree options

Degree plan

Review a sample degree plan that details your path to graduation.

Degree option

Ease your transfer process.

Degree option

Earn a minor in psychology.

Why major in psychology at Missouri State?

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Engage in meaningful research

Our faculty conduct original and diverse research. You can team up with them as an undergraduate or graduate student. Participate as a subject or co-researcher.

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Be fully prepared for graduate study

Do you want to become a licensed clinical psychologist, therapist or pursue other advanced roles? You’ll need to attend graduate school. A psychology major puts you on the right path.

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Use great facilities and resources

Grow your skills in our labs and clinics. The Learning Diagnostic Clinic helps MSU students who have learning and psychological disabilities. You can also access clinical labs, experimental labs and much more.

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Have support for your education

Your classes are flexible and broad. You also have access to scholarships, advisement and ways to build your connections. Our faculty and staff are involved and support your success.

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Careers and outcomes

Enter the workforce right away and become a counselor, manager or director. Or, go to graduate school and achieve more.

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Psychology Help Desk

Need some help with statistics or research-related course work? Our help desk can give you guidance and insight.

A high-quality program

Our curriculum follows the America Psychological Association’s (APA) Learning Goals for Students.

  • Knowledge base in psychology
  • Scientific inquiry and critical thinking
  • Ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world
  • Communication
  • Professional development

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