Engage in academic coursework that will allow you to hone your research skills, elevate your insight into human behavior, and develop a broad background in liberal arts and sciences.
Courses are taught by faculty who are experts in their field, and who bring their valuable insights directly into the classroom. Your faculty’s firsthand experience, paired with your academic coursework, will provide you with valuable insight into your professional fields of interest
The comprehensive 42-course, 126-credit curriculum demonstrates how human behavior changes from infancy through old age. You will learn how to conduct and critically evaluate research, and you will be introduced to research techniques such as survey construction and systematic observation. Your courses will cover variety of fields, such as:
Applied Research Methods
Critical Reading & Writing
Childhood & Adolescent Psychology
Adulthood & Aging
Internships and Careers
An education from the Van Loan School means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.
Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.
Specialize your degree with a concentration.
Need more information regarding concentrations at Van Loan School? Contact us today and a member of our team will be with you shortly!
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Homeland Security Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Integrative Health
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Montessori Education
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Trauma Studies
Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Concentration in Small Business Management
Why Van Loan?
Our seven-week courses are offered in-person or remote in Beverly, Mass., or Boston, as well as online. Course scheduling is flexible, and with rolling admissions, you can begin your academic journey any time of year.
In addition to the support you’ll receive from our dedicated faculty and staff, an abundance of resources are available to students, such as access to three computer labs, a makerspace, career center, entrepreneurship center, tutoring & writing center, counseling center, and advising support. Small class sizes ensure open communication, enable peer-to-peer interaction, and enhance the student experience.
Your previous experience is valuable—gain college credit for your work and life experience through our Prior Learning Assessment program (PLA). Each three-credit PLA course consists of a personal tour of reflection, retrieval, and writing processes. You’ll create a portfolio that documents your professional and personal expertise, which you will use to petition for credit.
All of our programs are tailored to the adult learner, and provide benefits such as scholarships for single parents, discounts for active and military veterans, a generous transfer policy, and more.