Psychology Colleges

Psychology Colleges: Choose a Quality Program at GSU

Governors State University offers challenging academic programs along with the lowest tuition costs of any of the state psychology colleges in Illinois.  Our psychology undergraduate and graduate degree programs give students an understanding of human behavior and help develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare them for a variety of careers.  Also, GSU is unique in the fact that we keep class sizes small to ensure personalized attention.

Why GSU is a Great Choice Among Top Psychology Colleges

At GSU, our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program is a great choice both for students who wish to go directly into the workplace after graduation as well as for those students who opt to go on to advanced graduate studies. 

Since psychology is a diverse field that offers a variety of career options, it is helpful to select coursework that will advance your educational and professional goals.  For example, career choices such as therapist, researcher, or business consultant require advanced degrees so you should select courses that qualify for graduate programs.  Your advisor can help you with course selections.   

For a psychology minor, students must complete a minimum of 18 hours in psychology coursework in addition to completing a minimum of nine hours of coursework at GSU.  Transfer courses may go toward your minor but it must be done with the prior approval of the department.

To ensure the highest academic standards, our programs at GSU have either earned or are seeking the appropriate professional accreditation, wherever that type of accreditation exists and is recognized by the profession.  In those cases where programs do not have a recognized accrediting body, we put them through an intensive external review process done by expert evaluators. 

Please see the Psychology, Bachelor of Arts web page for more information and complete requirements. 

We invite you to explore our many degree, certificate and individual course offerings at Governors State University.  Our programs, activities and services are designed to enhance your college experience.  Browse our web site and we are sure you will agree that GSU is one of the very best choices among psychology colleges.

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