About the Program
Psychology is a versatile degree that lends itself to success in a wide variety of careers. Through the study of human behaviors, students develop skills in critical thinking, communications, and research, all of which are in high demand for professional positions. Upon graduation, Heritage students frequently move into positions in the area of social services or continue their studies in a graduate program. On a national level, graduates holding a bachelor’s degree in psychology can be found in many fields such as communications, business, sales, healthcare, and finance.
Students in the Psychology program at Heritage examine the causes and effects of human behaviors and relationships for individuals, families, and communities. Courses of study include social psychology, human learning, and abnormal psychology. Emphasis is placed on multi-cultural studies that reflect the diversity of the communities in which the students live and work.