Inside Look

What is Procrastination, and How Do I Stop Doing It?

By Richard Osbaldiston, Personality and Social Psychology

Procrastination is basically self-sabotage.  It happens whenever you put a lower priority item in front of a higher-priority item on your to-do list.  The classic example is watching TV when you should be studying. 

What is School Psychology?

By Dr. Andrea Strait, School Psychology

Careers in Psychology

By Dr. Steffen Wilson, Developmental Psychology

When most people think of career options in Psychology, they think of being a Ph.D. level Clinical Psychologist.  The truth is that only about 20% of Psychology Majors nationally go onto to graduate school (APA), and of those that do go to graduate school, there are many graduate degree options .

EKU Online Student Matt Harrison

“I cannot stress enough how impressed I’ve been with EKU."

Student: Matt Harrison, Lexington, KY
Goal: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Science

Motivation and Behavioral Psychology

By Dr. Richard Osbaldiston Personality and Social Psychology

My favorite thing about psychology is how you can use it as a tool to make the world a better place.  There are many problems in the world, and practically every problem can be addressed by applying psychological principles.

What is Psychology?

By Dr. Richard Osbaldiston, Personality and Social Psychology

Psychology makes the perfect launching pad for practically any career that you choose.  Psychology is the science of mind and behavior, and any time you are interacting with other people, psychological principles are in play.

Meet Academic Advisor Treva Macy

Get to know Treva Macy, an academic advisor for EKU Online programs at Eastern Kentucky University. Treva advises online students every step of the way -- from enrolling for classes to preparing for graduation. At EKU, we’re committed to your success. You have our full support.

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.

Accreditation & Rankings

Eastern Kentucky University holds the highest level of accreditation available. EKU is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS*). This regional accrediting body is recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA**) and the United States Department of Education (USDE).