The B.A. Psychology degree program at Roberts Wesleyan provides students with a broad background in Psychology. The B.A. in Psychology is also available in a accelerated 3-Year format. Students learn to do basic research and beginning level skills for helping people.
Graduates from the B.A. Psychology Program are prepared to do basic supportive counseling and behavior modification at pre-professional entry levels in agencies that serve such groups as troubled youth, the developmentally disabled, and the mentally ill.
Graduates who wish to obtain employment at the professional level must plan on earning at least a master’s degree (M.A., M.S., M.S.W.) and must strive to obtain a GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible for admission to these advanced programs. Those graduates who go on to master’s level training are prepared for such professions as school psychology, mental health counseling, etc.