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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
College of Sciences
Credit Hours
Best Online Bachelor Psychology Program by U.S. News & World Report

Explore the frontier of the human mind and behavior.

A rich and fascinating field, psychology is filled with robust opportunities for personal growth and the opportunity to kick-start a rewarding career. When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Psychology, you’ll be equipped to make a difference within academic, clinical or other settings.

Through UCF Online, you will learn the foundations of psychology that will prepare you for your future path. You’ll study terminology, research and statistical methods, physiology, psychology history and more. With six tracks to choose from — clinical, experimental, general, human factors, industrial/organizational and neuroscience — you’ll be able to personalize your program with your interests and goals.

All students are encouraged to take part in research, fieldwork, internships and student organizations to deepen their understanding and put their classroom learning into real-world practice. A capstone project is also available for students who wish to dig deeper. If you’re ready to begin your exciting, meaningful career in psychology, get started today.

Program Tracks

This track is geared toward the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

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A track for students to focus on design, analysis and dissemination of research through experimentation related to behavior.

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This track is designed for students who want to apply human behavior to the design and use of products, systems, tools and environments for comfortable human use.

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This track is designed for students who want to understand productivity, management and employee working styles to improve quality of life related to workplace.

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This track is designed for students who want to understand how the brain affects cognitive function and behavior.

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This track is designed for students who want to have a general understanding of psychology.

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Tied as the top online psychology program in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report
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One of the top five most popular fully online undergraduate programs at UCF
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Six track options to select from

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
March 1
July 1
November 1
March 1

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Course Overview

Developmental Psychology

Understand how factors like growth, genetics and social influences affect behavior through the lifespan.

Use statistical methods to analyze data in ways relevant to research in psychology.

Learn more about the causes, classification and treatment of unusual behavior patterns.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Understand methodological, statistical and technical skills necessary to conduct psychological research
  • Apply psychological knowledge to real-life problems
  • Enhance the local community and the profession of psychology by participating in extracurricular activities such as research, volunteer and internships, as well as various student organizations that are affiliated with the major

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • career counselor
  • counselor
  • higher education administrator
  • human resources administrator
  • mental health care provider
  • psychiatric technician
  • researcher