BA in Psychology/Developmental Psychology

Understand the factors influencing how we grow and change over our lifetime.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Developmental Psychology focuses on how people change over time and how those transformations influence their choices. You’ll examine the various milestones on the journey from birth to end of life, and gain an understanding of the intellectual, emotional and physical factors influencing human development.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Psychology/Developmental Psychology program, available 100% online, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the social changes and individual milestones people experience throughout their lives. You will analyze how adolescents achieve identity and select their occupations, as well as examine other changes they encounter, including sexual development and drug and alcohol use. Assessing your own behaviors in group situations, you will apply psychological concepts in real-life scenarios.

Featured Courses:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Human Development I: Childhood and Adolescence
  • Human Development II: Adulthood and Aging
  • Social Psychology
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Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

By providing a foundation in the theories and principles of human development, the BA in Psychology/Developmental Psychology program can prepare you for career opportunities or graduate studies in fields such as counseling, rehabilitation, education and child development. Potential roles include:

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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