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The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University offers rewarding opportunities for students thanks to our world-class faculty and their research into the scientific application of psychology. With an online bachelor's degree in psychology the potential career paths are endless. By completing a bachelor's degree in psychology online there is a chance to find:

Immediate Employment:

  • Community Mental Health
  • Government
  • Case Management
  • Social Work
  • Human Resources
  • Management Training
  • Marketing Research
  • Corrections Counseling

Pursue Advanced Training:

  • Medical School
  • Nursing
  • Physical/Occupational Therapy
  • Dental School

Pursue Advanced Degrees:

  • MS or PhD in Psychology
    • Clinical
    • Counseling
    • Cognitive
    • Social
    • Developmental
    • Forensic

Other Areas:

  • Law School
  • School Counseling
  • Rehabilitation
  • Criminology
  • Social Work
  • Marketing
  • Educational Psychology

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Whether you are starting as a freshman with core classes or transferring to the degree from a community college or from a break from school, you can earn your BS in Psychology completely online.

How Does it Work? It's Simple!

Complete your freshman and/or sophomore year requirements through MSU online, at an accredited community college, or at any other accredited four-year institution. Students may transfer up to 62 hours of community college course work to MSU.

Every class you will need is available ONLINE! Students may begin taking courses at the start of any semester. Courses are not sequenced except for one or two exceptions.

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“My professors really put their heart and soul into everything. You could see it in their presentations and hear it in their voices. It felt like a family environment. They were rooting for us. I was not just a number. That made such a difference.”

Candice Tetlow Cox, Natchez, MS

What's Next?

Take the classes from the following categories to complete the major:

  • 27 hours of Required Psychology Courses
  • 18 hours of Elective Psychology Courses
  • Enough General Elective Courses to make 124 hours to graduate
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