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Third Time Is The Charm

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

After starting and stopping his college journey twice, Brazilian immigrant and working father achieves success with a Saint Leo online degree program.

It’s more common than most adult college students think.

You start taking courses toward a college degree either right out of high school or soon after, but life intervenes. You place the degree on hold so you can put other priorities first –work or maybe caring for a growing family.

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Topics: Psychology

Turning Young Lives Around

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 18, 2016 8:30:12 AM

By completing Saint Leo's online psychology program to earn a college degree, Mustafa Mahdi serves as a role model for the teens he mentors.

As a juvenile probation officer for Georgia’s Fulton County Juvenile Court, Mustafa Mahdi has seen scores of teenagers heading down the wrong path in life – second-generation substance abusers who have been suspended or expelled from several schools they have attended.

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Topics: Psychology

Online Psychology Degree Grad Listens To Her Heart

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A desire to help others in the deaf community inspires 2016 graduate Nicole Fonner to complete Saint Leo’s online psychology degree program.

As far as she can tell, Nicole Fonner, a 2016 Saint Leo University graduate, believes she has been hearing-impaired since birth.

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Topics: Psychology

5 Courses Online Psychology Students Love

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Feb 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Want to know what psychology majors study? Saint Leo professors explain what students love about five popular courses.

A psychology career may require you to tap into the skill set of a brain scientist, interview specialist or legal eagle.

The broad and diverse knowledge base students build when pursuing a psychology major equips them for success in widely diverse areas: from human services and mental health, to professions in business, human resources or advertising.

It’s easy to see when browsing the course catalog for Saint Leo University’s online psychology degree program how many choices students have to specialize as they establish a firm foundation.

The hard part is settling on which classes to take.

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Topics: Psychology

Online Psychology Students: Is Graduate School For You?

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jan 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Are you close to completing your psychology degree and thinking about graduate school? Here is some important advice to help guide your decision.

Psychology is one of the most popular online degree programs at Saint Leo University – and it’s not surprising. Psychology, in general, is a favorite field of study among college students.

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Topics: Psychology

Online Psychology Grads Reflect On Their Time At SLU

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 7, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Recent graduates say studying psychology has given them life-changing personal insights, while teaching them skills that can open doors to new career paths.

The study of psychology delves into how the mind works and can lead to a better understanding of others. But for four recent graduates of Saint Leo's online psychology degree program, the subject their major revealed the most about was themselves.

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Topics: Psychology

Online Psychology Student Answers Calling

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Dec 4, 2014 7:21:00 AM

Saint Leo’s online psychology degree program will help a real estate pro turned equine specialist bring healing to abused and abandoned children.

Some people go back to school later in life to fulfill a dream of earning a college degree, some to be a role model for their children, and still others to facilitate a career change.

All great reasons to enroll in an online degree program. But none of them really apply to Theresa Malky.

The fact is Malky had not planned on starting an online degree program in her early fifties.

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Topics: Psychology

Online Psychology Degree Students: Join Psi Chi

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Jun 24, 2014 7:15:00 AM

Students in Saint Leo’s online psychology degree program, and those enrolled at the university’s centers, now can be invited to join Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.

B.F. Skinner, considered one of the most influential psychologists of the twentieth century, was a distinguished member of Psi Chi.

So were George Albee, a clinical psychology pioneer, and J.P. Guilford, who was known for his theory of human intelligence.

Psychology students who are accepted into Psi Chi, the prestigious international honor society in psychology, are in good company.

And while they also may wear special regalia – honor cords, stoles and medallions – at their graduation ceremonies, even more importantly, they have the opportunity to belong to an almost 85-year old organization that is recognized globally for academic excellence.

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Topics: Psychology

What Can You Do With A Psychology Degree? Plan Your Future

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Oct 8, 2013 7:50:00 AM

If you’re enrolled in Saint Leo’s online psychology degree program, don’t miss the upcoming career and graduate school information webinar.

Are you enrolled in Saint Leo’s online psychology degree program? Great! Not only is exploring the mysteries of the human mind and behavior fascinating, psychology offers a multitude of real-world applications and career paths.

Which begs the question – “What will you do after you graduate?”

Do you want to put your bachelor’s degree to use right away in the work force? Or are you interested in doing counseling of some sort, which would require graduate school?

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Topics: Psychology

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