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Learn more about our minors. (Note that not all minors are possible to combine with every major.)
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Learn more about our Automatic Admit option through the UB School of Law.
Shorten your path to your master's degree.
Students who qualify may take up to 9 graduate credits, which apply to both the bachelor's degree in Psychology and the M.S. in Applied Psychology. Contact us for more information or learn more about our accelerated options.
Studying psychology can open doors to an exciting, fascinating career, and this Bachelor of Arts program exposes you to the theories, methods and applied aspects of the field, offering you the practical skills training necessary to enter the job market or continue on to graduate studies.
Our graduates pursue careers as varied as family service worker, employment recruiter, technical writer and college admissions recruiter, or go on to attain advanced degrees in equally varied fields, such as behavioral medicine, criminal justice, nursing and human resource management.
With your bachelor's degree, you'll be prepared for such positions as:
*Check out the Career and Professional Development Center for a complete list of "What Can I Do With a Psychology Major?".
Student Anthony Garove and faculty member Dr. Kris Eyssell present at the 2013 Association for Psychological Science conference
Student Dresden Lackey presents a research poster at the 2014 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference
Student Ryan Bartz presents a research poster at the 2014 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference
Student Shareese Williams presents a research poster at the 2014 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference
UB's Psi Chi team in Washington, D.C., for the 2011 APA conference. We brought home two national awards!
A two-semester sequence of both statistics and research methods allows you to investigate their related concepts together, so you can gain hands-on experience in researching and then apply statistics to analyze what you find. Your senior project will give you the opportunity to showcase what you've learned through an internship, research project, presentation and more.