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Program Overview

Whether your career goal is human services, public relations, advertising, or ministry, the knowledgeable and caring faculty in the Department of Psychology at York University can help you acquire the skills you need for the profession you want. Psychology is one of the largest majors at York University, drawing students from across the United States to the innovative department.

A psychology major provides significant career options including:

  • Human Services
  • Public Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Advertising

Aside from graduate studies in psychology, other advanced study options include:

  • Counseling
  • Psychology Education
  • Research
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Marketing
  • Clinical Psychology

Departmental Learning Outcomes

  1. The learner will identify features of the major theoretical perspectives within Psychology.
  2. The learner will develop an understanding of research methods used within Psychology, and use critical thinking skills to evaluate the findings.
  3. The learner will be able to identify and apply psychological principles within real-world situations.
  4. The learner will have a clear understanding of career options in their field. Those who wish to pursue postgraduate studies within the field will have the foundation necessary to successfully continue their education.
  5. The learner will be able to communicate effectively through writing and presentations in order to demonstrate learning through research.




General Psychology

Human Growth & Development

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

History & Systems

Adolescent Psychology

Theories of Personality

Abnormal Psychology

Testing & Measurement

Physiological Psychology

Adult Development & Aging


Social Science Research

Learning and Memory

Social Psychology

Psychology and Christianity

More courses can be found in the course catalog >>

Terms & Textbooks

You can start with ANY term. York University offers 6 terms each academic year with no textbook costs for most classes. All graduate-level and most undergraduate-level courses incorporate free open educational resources in the coursework.

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90% of Students

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100% Online Classes

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Student to Faculty


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The mission of York University is to transform lives through Christ-centered education and to equip students for lifelong service to God, family and society.
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