Jump start your career with an online degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University. The principles of psychology are used in most professional fields, from education to rehabilitation to human resources.  A degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University can help you build your skills, your resume and advance your career.  You will grow your analytical skills needed to understand interpersonal interaction and learn valuable problem-solving techniques. The curriculum is designed to cultivate critical thinking, analyses, and application of psychological theories and paradigms through effective teaching and research.  Our diverse and highly trained faculty creates a broad spectrum of research and teaching experiences for students in theoretical and applied psychology.

Psychology Curriculum Guide

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The Bachelor of Science in Psychology provides a broad education in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.  It can provide the foundation to develop your career or prepare for graduate education in psychology or a related field. In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from North Carolina Central University.  Our online faculty have been trained to develop high quality online courses that are student-centered and interactive.  The program emphasizes self-development and the appreciation of human diversity, service and responsibility for individual, collective and global change.  The department promotes the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and research, thereby creating new paradigms for psychosocial health and well-being in an ever-changing world.

With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree, you can pursue a graduate degree or apply your knowledge in such fields as:

  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Health
  • Human Sciences
  • Recreational Therapy

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Complete a minimum of 121 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must earn grades of “C” or higher in all courses required for the major. Students must earn grades of “C” or higher in prerequisite courses before admittance to courses for which the prerequisites are required.

Psychology Curriculum Guide

Admission Requirements


Application Deadline:

  • May 1st – Summer Admission deadline
  • July 15th – Fall Admission deadline
  • November 15th – Spring Admission deadline

Sonya Harris

Telephone: (919) 530-5539

Main Office: (919) 530-5165

Email: sharri39@nccu.edu

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