What will I learn?

Program Overview

The psychology major is one of Binghamton's most popular majors and provides students with a solid experimental background for further postgraduate study and training in all areas of psychology and related fields. Many graduates go on to earn a master's degree or a PhD and become researchers or clinical psychologists. The Psychology Department is housed within the Division of Science and Mathematics, so the program emphasizes an empirical methodological approach. The goal of the major is to provide students with the foundation of the scientific method, which they can then use to evaluate any topic in psychology.


BA in Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis

After You Graduate

Students who major in psychology develop critical, analytical and scientific reasoning skills, as well as research and communication skills. A bachelor's degree in psychology can lead to a variety of careers in fields such as business, law, management, education and public affairs. Graduates holding advanced degrees in psychology can pursue careers in mental healthcare, other healthcare services in a variety of settings, research and private practice. Examples of potential careers include: counseling, industrial/organizational psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, speech and language services, video game user researcher, science writer, and science advocate and policy advisor.

Which department am I in?

Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (126 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,660.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected March 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Library North 2430,


New York,

13902, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed high school.

For international students

Students must have completed high school in a recognized institution.

Non-native English speakers must submit one test score demonstrating English proficiency. All test scores must be less than 2 years old.

TOEFL: 80-95

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

Duolingo: 110-120

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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