Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology

Develop your expertise in a specific area of psychology.

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Psychology is a versatile field. Earning a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology at Northcentral University can help you develop skill sets and knowledge beyond the bachelor’s degree level that can help you stand out in the field or help you decide which direction you want to focus your advanced psychology education.

PURPOSE: The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology is designed to advance your knowledge and skills in a specific area of psychology.

If you’ve earned your bachelor’s degree, but want to further expand your knowledge and skills to develop your own niche, a certificate program can help you do it. With four distinct specializations and only 12 credits to complete, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology is a quick and easy way to set yourself apart in the field.

OUTCOMES: You will be introduced to graduate-level coursework in psychology with an emphasis on applied experiential learning (act, think, conceptualize and apply).

In this certificate program, you will enhance your understanding of major theories and practices in the specialty of your choice. Ultimately, you will be challenged to think critically about the topics covered in your courses with the goal of applying what you learn to real-world issues in psychology today.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Upon completion of the certificate, you will be prepared to put your newfound knowledge and skills to work, or continue your higher education pursuits at the master’s degree level.

Many of the courses in the certificate program correspond with courses in the Master of Arts in Psychology degree program at NCU. These courses can be applied for transfer credit if you decide to continue your studies.