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Psychology, B.S.

Gain insight into human behavior through technically-based coursework and practical externships in local hospitals, schools, and clinical organizations. Kickstart your career journey into counseling, community service, human resources, and more.

What You’ll Learn

Delve into the human mind through the Psychology, B.S. in small-sized classes on theories of personality, abnormal psychology, and more. New York Tech’s degree offers you plenty of flexibility through electives, and minors, or even prepare for entry into medical school.

You’ll learn from expert faculty with a broad range of professional experience, including social/health, clinical, cognitive, and developmental psychology. You’ll also have the chance to conduct research, presenting your work at regional and national research conferences. Past research has covered topics such as perceptions of body image in college students, social media and anxiety, and how parenting styles affect adolescent delinquency and self-esteem.

You can also make connections and network through our active chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.

Graduate Schools

  • Adelphi University
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Career Options

  • Caseworker
  • Counselor
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychometrist
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Worker

“The psychology program at New York Tech was the most fulfilling and life-changing! It taught me the basics of neuroscience and behavior and a wide range of critical thinking strategies that I used successfully during my doctoral education.”

Luigi Pesce-Ibarra (B.S. ’13)


Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.



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How You’ll Succeed

New York Tech offers a dual Psychology, B.S./School Counseling M.S., that will allow you to save one year of undergraduate tuition and get both your bachelor's and master's degrees in just five years.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Ranking New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

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