Build a foundation for professional work in a variety of fields as a USJ Psychology student.

USJ’s Psychology program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in counseling, behavior analysis, criminal justice, education, health care, social services, government, business, industry, and more.

Contact us to learn more about our programs, which include:

  • An exciting curriculum that will prepare you to address pressing human and societal needs
  • Internships to apply your knowledge and begin your professional experience
  • Excellent preparation for the workplace or graduate study
  • Flexible courses held on days, evenings, and online to meet your needs

Our Concentrations:

Accelerated Options Include:

  • Transfer credits
  • Credit-for-life experience
  • Credits by standardized exams
  • Intensive courses in spring and summer
  • Courses that apply to both undergraduate and graduate degrees (seniors only)

Professional Advantages:

  • Strong network connections with community organizations and agencies
  • Excellent preparation for graduate school
  • Close mentoring relationship with faculty
  • Leadership opportunities through Psi Chi, the International Academic Honors Society for Psychology


Apply your education through work at local schools, hospitals, corporations, research centers, housing institutions, and community organizations. Recent field-study opportunities have included:

  • Implementing a behavior modification program for an autistic toddler
  • Helping first-time offenders develop life skills
  • Assisting a school psychologist with anti-bullying programs
  • Creating art therapy experiences for developmentally delayed students


Career Opportunities for Psychology Majors:

  • Counseling and Mental Health
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business
  • Research