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Online BS in Psychology careers

Pursue a more meaningful career

100% online courses

Capstone internship

Lay the groundwork for a rewarding career in psychology with an online Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Brenau University. Learning from expert faculty members with experience in the field, you’ll study personality development, cognition, research methods, ethical standards and more to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue your ideal career.

  • Learn in small classes on a flexible schedule.
  • Choose from a variety of electives and complete a capstone internship to gain hands-on learning.
  • Complete your degree ready to attend graduate school or to work in the psychology field.

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Qualify for high-earning jobs with a psychology degree

Human resources manager $136,590 per year1

Data analyst $65,080 per year2

Training and development specialist $61,570 per year3

Recruiter $55,892 per year4

An online degree with hands-on learning

An online BS in Psychology from Brenau University can open doors to a range of rewarding careers. With guidance from Brenau’s experienced faculty members, you can graduate in just four years ready to pursue work as a psychiatric aide, training and development specialist, HR manager, victim advocate or a variety of other roles. This degree also prepares students to pursue graduate education in psychology.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, most professionals who hold a degree in psychology find work in management, community and social services, education, health care or administrative occupations.5 Job openings in many psychology-related careers are expected to grow this decade, with 8% growth projected for training and development specialists3 and 7% growth expected for HR managers.6

Program outcomes and skills acquired

What you’ll learn

With Brenau’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology, you can:

Skills you’ll gain

  • Conflict resolution
  • Counseling fundamentals
  • Critical thinking
  • Data analysis
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Oral communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Research methods
  • Statistics
  • Teamwork
  • Written communication

Support beyond graduation

At Brenau University, support doesn’t end at graduation. We’re here to ensure you have what you need to launch or advance in your career. From writing your resume to negotiating your salary, we support you every step of the way. Here are a few examples of career support you can expect as a Brenau student or alumnus.

Career services

Brenau University Career Services empowers you to pursue your ideal career with resume critiques, mock interviews, salary negotiation guidance and more. Contact us to take advantage of these services.

Professional development

The College provides in-person and virtual professional development sessions that cover career-related topics and assist students with their job searches.

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  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021: 11-3121 Human Resources Managers.” Mar. 31, 2022. Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  2. Payscale. “Average Data Analyst Salary.” Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Training and Development Specialists.” Nov. 16, 2022. Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  4. Payscale. “Average Recruiter Salary.” Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Field of degree: Psychology.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  6. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Human Resources Managers.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  7. Payscale. “Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc), Psychology Degree.” Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from
  8. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Psychiatric Technicians and Aides.” Oct. 4, 2022. Retrieved on Mar. 21, 2023, from