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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.

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).