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Biopsychology Bachelor Degree (B.S.)

Biopsychology Bachelor Degree (B.S.)

Biopsychology at Messiah College 

Following the biopsychology degree program at Messiah College opens doors to a variety of careers, including medicine, clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, behavioral genetics, experimental psychology, evolutionary psychology, comparative psychology and more.

If you are interested in the biological basis of human and animal behavior, and underlying psychological processes, such as learning, memory, perception, attention, motivation, emotion, and cognition, then you are well suited for the versatility of a degree in biopsychology at Messiah College- one of only two such programs within the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 

Biopsychology major distinctives
Career options for biopsychology majors
Internship and research opportunities for biopsychology majors

Collaborative learning

This hybrid major bridges the gap between the departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology and offers a biopsychology degree with two science tracks: one with majors-level biology courses for those who plan to attend medical or graduate school, and the other for allied health professions.  

Professional-grade equipment 

As a student at Messiah College, a top Christian college in Pennsylvania, you’ll be afforded comprehensive research opportunities using state-of-the-art equipment and learning techniques. We’re equipped with interview rooms and group observation areas that have recording capabilities; we have EKG, EEG, EOG, EMG equipment; and  you can even work with a cadaver lab, a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine, environmental growth chambers, tissue culture hoods and incubators, phase contrast and fluorescence microscopes and a scanning electron microscope.

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Students in the Biopsychology program take a selection of courses that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.
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