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Minor in Psychology

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.

The psychology minor is useful for students interested in the scientific study of human behavior. A psychology minor may be helpful to students planning careers in business, medicine, and law.

Learning Experience:
Campus
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
18 hours

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.

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Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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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.

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Career Outlook

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.

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  • How will you gain real experience?

    Internships

    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.

Co-curricular activities

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.

Conferences

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.

Computer skills

Learn to use industry-standard software, including Excel and SPSS.

College of Education & Social Services

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  • Saint Leo University’s College of Education and Social Services couples a transformative liberal arts tradition with highly specialized training in the education and social services fields. Through close faculty mentorships, practical field internships, and applied learning experiences, we prepare students for careers in education, social work, criminal justice, and human services. Our faculty remain active in their respective fields as researchers and practitioners, giving students close access to a wealth of real-world knowledge and experience.

    With the ever-changing needs of today's students, we provide flexible degree programs. These include programs at University Campus and education centers with evening and weekend options, as well as online offerings. These degree programs are grooming the next generation of educators and social service specialists—a new breed of professionals with the talent and resolve to make a difference in the world.

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