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BS Bachelor of Science in Psychology General Psychology specialization

Overview

Capella University's online Bachelor's degree in Psychology is designed around American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines and helps you develop an understanding of human learning, emotions, and behaviors.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

FlexPath: New Self-Paced Learning Option

Earn your Bachelor's in General Psychology with Capella's FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll take advantage of the knowledge you already have to move quickly through more familiar subjects, while moving more slowly as needed to gain new knowledge and skills. You will develop the same skills as Capella's traditional online programs–and earn the same degree–only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

Capella's combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning Master's-level credit while you complete your Bachelor's.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in General Psychology from Capella, you'll learn skills in research, writing, problem solving, and synthesizing and evaluating information, which are valued in a wide range of professions beyond psychology. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in general psychology include social services worker, intake counselor, case manager or referral specialist. Potential workplaces include government, nonprofit organization, residential care facility or social service agency.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

To learn more, call 1.866.360.7494, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.