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Psychology

Bachelor of Science

Explore the connection between the brain and human behavior.

The curriculum of the Psychology major is designed to provide a working knowledge of factual and current theoretical information in the field. Content is balanced with the development of critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and an appreciation of cultural diversity. The application of psychological principles is strongly encouraged through service learning, internship, and research opportunities. 

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree requirements are designed to prepare students interested in embarking on a career in psychology or related area where a combination of analytics and human skills is applicable, or students interested in pursuing graduate work in psychology.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Tuition for the 22-23 Academic Year
$40,830

Sample Psychology Classes

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PSY 358: Lifespan Human Development

Studies biological, psychological and social factors in human development from conception to later adulthood.

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PSY 434: Behavioral Genetics

Focuses on how genetics can add to our understanding of complex human behaviors, including cognition, language, emotion, and personality.

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PSY 442: Learning and Memory

Introduces basic concepts, methods and results of experimental analysis of learning and memory in humans and nonhuman animals.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Psychology program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Psychology Career Paths

Psychologist

Meet with clients to discuss and diagnose mental, emotional or behavorial issues. Formulate a treatment plan and check-in to ensure that your clients are on the right track.


Behavior Analyst

Provide support for those struggling with emotional disabilities and help clients figure out how they can best address or adapt behavior. 


School Counselor

School Counselors provide guidance and support to students in all grades, assisting students with issues ranging from bullying to academic performance.


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Considering a Career in Health Care?

If you’ve ever had the aspiration to combine your unique interests and passions with a career of helping others, the Regis College Pre-Health Sciences Track is for you. At Regis, there are no set pre-health majors such as pre-med or pre-physical therapy. Rather, you’ll choose a major that aligns with your interests while also meeting the prerequisite requirements for your graduate health program ambitions. With the assistance of your designated pre-health advisor, you’ll choose the major that will best prepare you for entrance into professional school.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Psychology program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year: $40,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,361/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options?  Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

Fall
| First-Year Students: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Spring
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First-Year Students: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1