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Psychology

Bachelor of Arts Degree

The Psychology program provides students with an understanding of the perspectives, content, and methods of science and the practice of psychology. This 45-credit major is intended for students who are interested in careers that would combine a background in psychology with work in fields such as social work, family studies, business, forensics, and other fields for which training in behavioral science would be useful.

At a glance

Tuition and Fees*
$2,339.60 per quarter
* Full Time Resident
Locations
Des Moines

What can I do with a degree in Psychology?

Psychology provides a broad, liberal arts background. Some students may choose to study psychology because they enjoy the subject but wish to pursue careers requiring "any major." In this scenario, it is critical to develop desirable skills through internships, part-time or summer jobs, or volunteer experiences. Some skills valued most by employers include: communication, interpersonal, leadership, teamwork, and computer skills.

To learn more about opportunities and wages in this field visit the Employment Security Department of Washington.

Psychology Degree Requirements

Please refer to the current Central Washington University Undergraduate/Graduate catalog for any major or minors requirements.

Major Requirements / Road Map