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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Explore Human Behavior and Thought With a Psychology Degree

Wilmington University’s bachelor’s degree in psychology provides excellent preparation for a career in human services, community relations, or mental health care, or to continue on to graduate-level study. In-depth study of the brain and behavior combine with skill-building in analytic reasoning, problem solving, statistics, and interpersonal relations.

Content-Rich Psychology Degree with Trauma-Informed Approach

Not all psychology degree holders become psychologists—the degree is applicable to careers in many fields. WilmU’s B.S. in Psychology places an emphasis on complex interpersonal dynamics and the trauma-informed approach. This well-rounded degree prepares students for the challenges they will face in their workplace, in their families, and within their communities.

An In Person or Online Psychology Degree with Admission Guaranteed

Offered in person or 100% online, the WilmU B.S. in Psychology is designed to provide optimum flexibility and affordability for busy people. All WilmU students benefit from low tuition rates. Plus, admission is guaranteed—with no SAT required.

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Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

You can use elective courses in this bachelor's degree program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree or accelerate into your next degree by incorporating master's level coursework — at no extra tuition cost. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

You might consider an accelerated pathway bridging the B.S. in Psychology with WilmU’s M.S. in Applied Family Science degree, which provides master’s level training in both the generation of research-based knowledge and its translation into effective programs and policies to positively impact the well-being of children, youth and families.

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Choose from 2 Specialized Psychology Concentrations

  • Children and Families
  • Mental Health
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Finish your psychology bachelor’s degree faster by transferring an associate degree or other credit.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your B.S. in Psychology degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for B.S. in Psychology Graduates

Your WilmU bachelor’s in psychology degree sets you up for a successful career supporting your community. Learn more about Career Resources.



I decided to go to WilmU because it was affordable, close to home, and I'd heard it had a strong psychology program. I considered a few other schools, but Wilmington University was the best choice, in my opinion. — Marcus Scarfo, B.S. in Psychology
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