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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program blends a background in experimental and statistical methodology with a philosophical approach to the scientific study of behavior. Coursework is offered in three major areas of contemporary scientific psychology: clinical, experimental, and social psychology. In addition, faculty and staff from other psychology programs and closely related areas frequently offer courses in their special competencies. Obtaining a bachelor's degree in Psychology can lead to employment in a group home or educational setting. In addition, the degree can prepare students for graduate school and subsequent professional employment as a psychologist.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • Social and Human Service Assistants

  • Median wage: $15.70/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

  • Median wage: $33.69/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Psychology Teachers

  • Median wage: $66,613/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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