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Best Online Psychology Degree: EKU Ranks for Value

The EKU Online Psychology degree has been recognized as a Best Online Psychology Degree in recently released rankings. Eastern Kentucky University was ranked #30. It is the only Kentucky school on the list, which was compiled by College Values Online.

EKU Online Psychology Degree Adds Psychiatric Rehabilitation Concentration

EKU Online is adding a new degree concentration as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2016.

This concentration is designed to introduce students to the highly marketable sub-specialty of psychiatric rehabilitation and will offer graduates a competitive edge in the job market.

“It won’t happen to me”: The optimism bias

Dr. Richard Osbaldiston, Ph.D.

Do you think you are a better-than-average driver?  Chances are you do.  And you know what?  So do 80-90% of other drivers.  

Would the female psychopaths please stand up?

Let’s just face it, as scary as they are, psychopaths fascinate us! Psychopathy has earned a place both in science and pop culture.  Just look at the most recent episode of Law & Order: SVU or Criminal Minds to find the latest manifestation of psychopathy on the screen. 

What if we could reduce power-based violence?

Power-based violence is an umbrella term that includes a lot of very unsavory crimes: rape, physical assault, sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, and other crimes.

Enhance your online psychology degree with a concentration

Psychology is one of the most popular majors in the country, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.  The strong academic foundation and critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills it builds make this degree an excellent stepping stone into a number of careers, spanning a wide variety of fields.

EKU’s Online Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings.

EKU Psychology Program Offers Study Abroad Opportunity for Online Students

Online psychology students will have the unique opportunity to earn up to six hours of credit while exploring one of the most exciting cities in the world. The Kentucky Institute for International Studies and EKU are offering two psychology courses during the 2015 summer session in Paris.

Students may choose to participate in one or both of the offered courses, which include: