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Psychology, B.S.

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Psychology Degree

Learn to understand human behavior and prepare for careers in the fields of business, education, health, and human services.

Why Study Psychology?

Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:

 

  • Learn about emotions, personality, the brain and behavior, motivation, intelligence, health, and group behavior.
  • Participate in courses that will provide you with research and analytical skills.
  • Engage with faculty and mentors and present undergraduate research at national conferences.
  • Gain practical experience during various internship opportunities.
  • Pursue graduate studies in areas like psychology, counseling, social work, education, law, or business.

Be part of a community:

  • Over 30 clubs and organizations
  • Leadership and civic engagement opportunities
  • 18 Division III sports

Receive personalized attention and top-notch instruction in a supportive environment:

  • Our Stairs to Success developmental plan for success will guide you through your time at Keystone.
  • 92% of students receive financial aid.
  • Over 150 scholarships are awarded yearly.

Career Options

  • Career Counselor
  • Child & Family Social Worker
  • Health Services Manager
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Recreational Therapist

Employers

  • Commonwealth Health
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Friendship House
  • Geisinger Health Network
  • Women’s Resource Center
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What can I do with a psychology degree?

Employers appreciate the skills and abilities, knowledge base, and personal traits of students who major in psychology. A psychology degree does not train you to be a professional psychologist but you will be qualified for many other career paths and opportunities.

Exceptional experiences.
Giant outcomes.

13:1

Keystone student-to-faculty ratio

8%

increase in jobs over the next 10 years

94%

Keystone students employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation

$82,180

Median annual salary for psychology careers

Ranked
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Rosemont College Articulation Agreement

Graduates who earn a degree in Psychology or Social Science with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 will be assured admission into the Master of Arts Program in Counseling at Rosemont College.

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Juvenile Justice Institute

The JJI gives students the opportunity to use evidence-based, trauma-responsive programs designed to help area children and reduce delinquency and juvenile incarceration.

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CJ/Psychology Club

Engage with your CJ Peers through social expression and the exchange of ideas.

30+ Clubs & Organizations

 

Featured Faculty

Andreoli, Marie, PhD

Andreoli, Marie, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Belknap, Deborah Doyle, JD, PhD

Belknap, Deborah Doyle, JD, PhD

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Psychology  
Chase II, William, PsyD

Chase II, William, PsyD

Associate Professor of Psychology  
Howell, Steven R., PhD

Howell, Steven R., PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Faculty Fellow of Assessment, and Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
McDougall, Michael, MSc, PhD

McDougall, Michael, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology  

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