Free Online Social Psychology Courses from Top Universities

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There are three online social psychology courses offered for free by top universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Open University and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Class topics touch on areas like interpersonal dynamics, attitude change and the theoretical perspective of embodiment.
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Free Social Psychology Courses

Three prominent universities offer online classes in social psychology that students can take for free. Topics discussed range from the nature of attitudes to group dynamics.

University of Massachusetts - Boston

Online learners at this university can take a class that explores the effect of attitude on how an individual acts. Topics include attitude change and organization theories and the formation of social attitudes.

Open University

A free advanced course that explores phenomenological psychology and embodiment is available through OpenLearn. Students in this class complete a project that deals with how people make cosmetic changes to the body.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Students at MIT can take an undergraduate course that deals with group and interpersonal dynamics. This class provides instruction through group studies, classroom activities and lectures.

Free Social Psychology Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Social Attitudes and Public Opinion course from University of Massachusetts -Boston Unknown Text Yes Yes Yes
The Body: A Phenomenological Psychological Perspective course from Open University Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Social Psychology course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes

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    1. Kaplan University

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    4. Saint Leo University

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Kaplan University

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Northcentral University

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  • M.A. in Psychology - Gender Studies

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Regent University

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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical and Counseling Psychology
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Saint Leo University

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City University of Seattle

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