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We all wonder what drives people to think, feel and act in certain ways. Our psychology program prepares you to dive deep into learning the "whys" of human behavior, as well as the complexities of the mind, enabling you to answer these big questions.

Why Study Psychology at UWF?

Study fascinating questions about human behavior while developing skills for your own success. Psychology is a versatile major that prepares you for a wide range of career or graduate school options. You will have opportunities to conduct research alongside faculty. You will dive deeper into a topic you are interested in with our capstone project.

Our program is both rigorous and flexible. The curriculum will challenge you, while also allowing you to customize your program and pursue other areas of academic interest.

What You Will Learn

All students learn the fundamentals of psychology like research methods, human development, learning and cognition, and social and organizational behavior. Our courses strengthen your critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and collaboration skills.

Both our Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs allow for the flexibility to pursue a minor. The Bachelor of Science degree provides more emphasis on the scientific study of psychology and quantitative methods. If you are interested in studying psychology at the post-graduate level or pursuing a research-related career, we recommend the Bachelor of Science degree. The Bachelor of Arts degree offers a bit more versatility when choosing courses.

If you are interested in another major, you might choose to minor in psychology. As a universally relevant area of study, a minor in psychology complements nearly any degree.

Interested in our online program?

We also offer the Psychology, B.A. degree online.

Visit Online Psychology, B.A.

Careers & Outcomes

Understanding human behavior is an asset in every profession, so a psychology degree can lead you to a number of different careers. At UWF, many students also find success in graduate and professional schools.

Job Titles


  • Psychologist
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • Market Researcher
  • Human Resource Specialist

Featured Courses

A sample of featured courses you will take in the Psychology program.

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