Waldorf University's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology provides a comprehensive plan of study that introduces students to various subfields of psychology, preparing them for numerous human services careers as well as graduate and professional programs. Graduate degrees are required to pursue licensure as a psychologist, counselor, or social worker. Waldorf University psychology majors are prepared to enter these advanced degree programs upon graduation. Through graduate studies, students may specialize in areas including clinical, experimental, developmental, social, cognitive, human factors, sports, industrial/organizational, health, and forensics. Students will explore various areas within communications, including:

  • Digital Production and Social Media (COM 1020): Understanding the creation and impact of digital content.

  • Graphic Design (COM 1010): Fundamentals of visual communication and design.

  • Mass Communication and Pop Culture (COM 1030): Examining the influence of media on society.

  • Journalism (COM 1040) or Critical Thinking Skills for Visual

  • Media (COM 2010): Exploring either journalistic practices or critical analysis of visual media.

Program Overview

  • Career Preparation: Graduates of the BA in Psychology with a Communications concentration are well-prepared for careers in various fields, including media, human services, and psychology-related roles. The concentration enhances their ability to understand and utilize media effectively, making them valuable in roles that require strong communication skills.

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Gain a broad understanding of psychology and specialized skills in communications.

  • Flexible Online Learning: Study from anywhere with a schedule that fits your life.

Financial aid

Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.


Waldorf University

Waldorf University is a welcoming, private liberal arts institution nestled in the heart of scenic Forest City, Iowa with both on campus and fully online programs. For over a century, Waldorf has been a pivotal force in the lives of thousands, laying a strong foundation for success for students, their families, and the broader community.

Since its founding in 1903, Waldorf has been a leader in academic innovation, paving the way for future generations and today offers a wide array of certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in a flexible, fully online format in addition to our robust on campus offerings. Waldorf offers opportunities for anyone looking to enhance their academic, personal, or professional life – no matter what stage of life they’re in.

At Waldorf, we believe a comprehensive education encompasses not only academic excellence but also engagement in the arts, physical education, and more. Our vibrant physical and online campuses are home to a diverse student body from around the world, all striving to achieve their educational aspirations.

Our dedicated faculty and staff provide personalized support to ensure students are confident and capable of reaching their full potential, offering encouragement every step of the way. Whether you choose the traditional classroom experience or the flexibility of online learning, we applaud your commitment to advancing your life through education.

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