Free Online Advanced Psychology Courses from Top Universities

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There are several advanced psychology courses offered online for free by top universities, including the University of California - Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. These classes cover issues in areas like psychological analysis and developmental psychology.
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Free Advanced Psychology Courses

Students can find advanced psychology courses are two prominent U.S. schools. Courses provide instruction in areas such as hypothesis formulation and testing in psychology, biological and personality development, enlightenment and meditation techniques.

University of California (UC) - Berkeley

UC Berkeley's free courses in psychology are available in audio and video formats. Class topics include psychology testing used in research and data analysis, such as the Mann-Whitney U test, developmental psychology from childhood to adolescence and Buddhist psychology.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Online learners at MIT can take a graduate course to learn advanced concepts in the development of cognition and affect. Topics include emotions, social relations and biology.

Free Online Advanced Psychology Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Psychology 101 course from University of California - Berkeley Undergraduate Audio, Video No No Yes
Psychology 107 course from University of California - Berkeley Undergraduate Audio No No Yes
Psychology 140 course from University of California - Berkeley Undergraduate Audio, Video No No Yes
Evolutionary Psychology course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes

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    1. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Psychology
      • BA: Psychology - General
      • BA: Psychology - Experimental
      • BA: Psychology - Clinical/Counseling
      • BA: Psychology - Developmental
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
      • MS in Psychology
      • MS in Educational Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/Applied Behavioral Analysis
      • Master: Psychology/Addictions
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • BS in Psychology in Addictions
      • BS in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • BSCJ: Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Addictions
      • Graduate Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Applied Behavior Analysis Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Brenau University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science - Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Coaching and Mentoring
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical and Counseling Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Leadership Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
      • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
      • PhD in Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology
      • PhD in Psychology - Addications
      • DMFT - Military Family Therapy
      • PhD in Psychology - Health Psychology
    Master's
      • M.A. in Psychology - General Psychology
      • M.A. in Psychology - Gender Studies
      • MS - Health Psychology (MSPSYHL)
      • MS - Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MSPSYIO)
      • MS - Forensic Psychology (MSPSYFS)
      • MS - Child & Adolescent Developmental Psychology (MSPSYCAD)
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Cognition and Instruction
      • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology
      • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Performance Psychology
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
    Master's
      • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors
      • MS in Psychology: General Psychology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
      • MS in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
      • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology
      • B.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance and Sports Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Counseling, M.A.
      • Counseling, M.A. Online
    Bachelor's
      • Psychology, B.S.
      • Psychology, B.S. - Emphasis in Biblical Studies
      • Psychology, B.S. - Emphasis in Clinical Counseling
    Associate's
      • Psychology, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    8. George Fox University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Adult Degree Program - Social and Behavioral Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice Behavior Analysis
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Saint Leo University

  • BA: Psychology
  • BA: Psychology - General
  • BA: Psychology - Experimental

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Purdue University Global

  • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
  • BS in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Addictions

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Brenau University

  • Bachelor of Science - Psychology

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Coaching and Mentoring
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
  • M.A. in Psychology - General Psychology
  • M.A. in Psychology - Gender Studies

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Grand Canyon University

  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Cognition and Instruction
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • BS in Psychology

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Colorado Christian University

  • Counseling, M.A.
  • Psychology, B.S.
  • Psychology, A.S.

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George Fox University

  • Adult Degree Program - Social and Behavioral Studies

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