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Saint Leo Offers Four Psychology Specializations

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

Several new specializations enable students to direct their learning according to their individual interests and career goals.

Beginning with the Fall I term, students enrolled in Saint Leo University’s psychology degree program may now pursue a specialized track enabling them to focus their studies on specific areas of interest. Students may select from general, clinical/counseling, developmental and experimental tracks.

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Topics: Psychology

10 Intriguing TED Talks For Psychology Students

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

If you’re an online psychology degree student or just interested in how people behave and think, you’ll enjoy these psychology-related TED Talks.

Anyone enrolled in an online psychology degree program knows that studying psychology exposes you to a broad range of topics related to the human experience – from the basic workings of the human brain and human development, to relationships, memory, mental health, and countless others.

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Topics: Psychology

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

Psychology Vs. Sociology: What’s the Difference? [Infographic]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Dec 17, 2015 8:00:00 AM

If you’re deciding between pursuing a degree in psychology or sociology, the first step is knowing the difference between the two fields.

Are you fascinated by the human mind? Do you wonder why some people will wait in line for hours – even days – to get the latest smart phone?

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Topics: Sociology, 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

18 Must-See Films For Psychology Students

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Dec 11, 2014 7:42:00 AM

If you’re enrolled in an online psychology degree program, check out this list of films Saint Leo faculty say are essential viewing for all psychology majors.

A pioneer of French cinema, filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard said, “Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.”

Film as art is certainly no exception when it comes to capturing our minds and imaginations. Film provides a powerful medium for exploring what it means to be human, offering us a glimpse into human nature at its best, its worst and everywhere in between.

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Topics: Psychology

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