College of Science & Mathematics
Bachelor’s Degree

"In life, particularly in public life, psychology is more powerful than logic." - Ludwig Quidde

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology involves the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Because of this focus, psychology is relevant to many other areas of study both inside and outside of the social and behavioral sciences.

The Psychology program at USF Sarasota-Manatee offers students a well-rounded liberal arts education, in addition to providing excellent training for qualified students who wish to pursue graduate work in disciplines such as Clinical, Cognitive or Industrial Psychology, Neuroscience, Education, Gerontology, Counseling, Management, Medicine and Law.

Led by expert faculty in the field of Psychology, the program emphasizes the breadth of psychology while allowing the student some electives to pursue a particular aspect of the field in-depth.

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Is the Psychology Program Right for You?

Are you interested in the human mind and how people make decisions? Would you consider yourself inquisitive and analytical?  A degree in Psychology from USF Sarasota-Manatee allows you to learn about the human thought processes while gaining the knowledge and training necessary to become a professional in human services or research domains or to continue on to graduate level training.

Future Careers

A degree in Psychology from USF Sarasota-Manatee gives you the real-world training needed to pursue a career as a(n):

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • I/O Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Counselor
  • Researcher
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Physician
  • Lawyer

For more information on future careers and internships, please visit Career Services.

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