Online Psychology, Minor | University of Nebraska at Kearney

Psychology, Minor


University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

Earn your degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney

Get the same diploma as on campus students

The online Psychology, minor allows students pursuing majors in other disciplines to diversify their academic skillset and additional career or education paths.

Students of this program:

  • Gain a broad academic background in psychology
  • Research topics pertaining to
  • Acquire unique knowledge that can be applied to their field of study

Career Outlook:

A minor in psychology is a valuable enhancement to a variety of professions. Individuals seeking to work in business, the medical field or courts find a psychology minor an asset to their degree.

A minor in psychology is a complement to many majors including:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Political Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Family Studies
  • Business Administration

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that enables maximum learning and because technology provides students with maximum access to education.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. High School diploma or GED

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit the online application for admissions
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee
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Application Deadlines

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
Select one of the following:3

Course Number:

PSY 312: Sensation and Perceptions or PSY 430: Memory and Cognition

Select one of the following:3

Course Number:

PSY 318: Experimental Social Psychology, PSY 410: Industrial Psychology, PSY 455: Adolescent Psychology, PSY 462: Adult Development and Aging, PSY 477: Psychology and Law

Select one of the following:3

Course Number:

PSY 406: Theories of Personality, PSY 407: Psychopathology or PSY 450: Psychometrics

PSY 203General Psychology3

Course Number: PSY 203

The fundamental concepts of psychology as derived through the scientific investigation of behavior are described.

PSY 250Behavioral Statistics4

Course Number: PSY 250

The methodology used in scientific research is described along with the special problems that psychologists face in the interpretation of research results. Prior completion of college algebra is recommended. One laboratory each week. Prerequisite: PSY 203

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
PSY 100-499 (excluding PSY 188 & PSY 388)8-9

Course Number:

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Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $261.00
  • Fees: $61.25
  • Total: $322.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $783.00
  • Fees: $183.75
  • Total: $966.75

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $396.00
  • Fees: $61.25
  • Total: $457.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $1188.00
  • Fees: $183.75
  • Total: $1371.75
Note: Additional fees may be assessed based on the enrolled course. 

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What's it like to take a program online?

  • Quality learning experience

    The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

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