Psychology students in class

Psychology (BA)

Psychology Degree Overview

The Bachelor in Psychology degree program emphasizes learning by doing, giving you hands-on, direct experience in working with human subjects and designing experiments. Thomas College offers Forensic Psychology and Mental Health concentrations.

You’ll graduate with the preparation you need for a career or graduate study.

Prepare for a Career In:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Sentence Advocacy
  • Community Corrections
  • Correctional Case Management
  • Victim/Witness Coordination
  • Domestic Violence Advocacy

“Thomas helped prepare me for my internship by clearly demonstrating professional standards in their workshops. I also feel that all of the psychology classes I have taken with Dr. Horton over the past two years prepared me for a career in corrections.”

Kyleigh Murchison ’21, Behavioral Health Technician Intern, Maine State Prison

At a Glance

Key Courses

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development
  • Personality
  • Psychology and the Law
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Anatomy and Physiology