Why Earn Your Psychology Degree at Saint Leo University?
Work to understand the human experience with a Psychology minor.
Translate your knowledge into workplace success with applied courses—available in forensics, the military, counseling, and industrial and organizational psychology—as well as community service projects and internships. Put your skills to use in human service settings and mental health facilities, or in business, human resource management, advertising and sales.
Undergraduate Psychology Program Details
The world of psychology offers countless opportunities to make an impact on individuals and your community as a whole. That is why we prepare students for continued graduate studies in psychology or an array of meaningful careers in the field. Students also enjoy professional development opportunities, including research projects, internships, cocurricular activities, and conference trips.
Learn Your Way:
Online, On Campus, or Near You
What are the on-campus facilities like?
Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.
What are the benefits of earning your psychology degree online?
Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.
Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.
Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA
Are education centers near you offering psychology degree programs?
You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.
No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.
How will you gain real experience?
Saint Leo maintains a strong reputation with many internship sites in the area. Students find opportunities with Florida Mental Health Institute, Boys and Girls Club, Head Start, the Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute, Hernando County Sheriff's Office, and programs for aging, autism, addiction, clinical research, children's services, victim advocacy and workforce development.
Participate in Psychology Club and Research Club. Become an active member of Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology, and Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society for the social sciences.
Present your research at regional and national conferences, including Southeastern Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, and Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Learn to use industry-standard software, including Excel and SPSS.
College of Arts, Sciences, and Allied Services
Saint Leo’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Allied Services offers students a holistic education that lays a strong foundation for critical and independent thinking. The curriculum is designed to help students broaden their horizons and build valuable skills sought by employers. From biology to sociology, the College offers 17 high-quality and flexible programs on campus, online, and through our education centers.
“Saint Leo is not just an academic institution, it’s a formation institution. Saint Leo embraced me for who I am, showed faith that I could be my best, and solidified the light that was shining within me.”
Charles Onyeneke ’17
University Campus, Theology
“As a child, my great-grandmother taught me how to pray and to lean on God. Saint Leo inspired us all to learn with compassion and reminded me to keep the faith.”
Brent Patterson ’21
Center for Online Learning, Religious Studies
“As a teacher, building relationships with my students is key to their success. Saint Leo creates those same relationships with its students.”
Brooke Wittington ’17
Education Center, Education
“I had never experienced something as holistic and rewarding as research. Saint Leo University inspired me to take a huge step outside my comfort zone, and I have never looked back.”
Karl Nyman ’22
University Campus, Biology
“Saint Leo inspired me to enjoy learning again, and they had a patient ‘let’s figure this out’ approach.”
Lauren Thomas ’22
Education Center, Management
“Saint Leo believes in me. My professors have impacted my perception of what I can accomplish.”
Tayhana Taylor ’24
University Campus, Accounting
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.