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

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Walden University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Psychology - General
      • MS in Psychology - Self Design
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - Administration & Leadership
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - General
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - Self-Designed
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology - MS AIM Track
      • BS in Psychology - General Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - Human Services for Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - Workplace Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - Clinical Mental Health (MS AIM Track)
      • BS in Psychology - Addictions
  • 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
      • Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. On Site Curriculum
      • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. Online Curriculum
    Bachelor's
      • Psychology, B.S.
      • B.S. Applied Psychology: Biblical Studies
      • B.S. Applied Psychology: Clinical Counseling
    Associate's
      • Psychology, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • 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
      • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
      • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention
      • Master in Christian Counseling of Substance Use & Addictive Disorders
      • MS in Professional Counseling
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology
      • B.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance and Sports Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
      • B.S. in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Substance Use Disorders
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • 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)
      • MAMFT - Couple Therapy
      • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy in General Family Therapy
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Columbia Southern University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Psychology
  • Campus and Online Programs
    7. The Chicago School

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. Business Psychology, Consulting Track
      • Ph.D. Business Psychology, I/O Track
      • Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis
      • Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis, Credential Track
      • Ph.D. International Psychology
    Master's
      • M.A. Psychology
      • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
      • M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: ARP Track
      • M.A. International Psychology
      • M.S. Applied Behavior Analysis
      • M.A. Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: General Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: Social Psychology
      • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
    Master's
      • MA: Medical Sciences: Biopsychology
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology
      • MA: Pastoral Counseling: Addictions and Recovery
      • MA: Marriage and Family Therapy
      • MA: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP)
    Bachelor's
      • BS: Psychology
      • BS: Psychology - Christian Counseling
      • BS: Psychology: Addiction and Recovery
      • BS: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • BS: Psychology: Crisis Counseling
      • BS: Religion: Christian Counseling
    Associate's
      • AA: Psychology
      • AA: Psychology: Christian Counseling
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies - Biblical Counseling
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies - Grief Counseling
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies - Human Services Counseling
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies - Human Services/Student Affairs
      • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies - International
    Master's
      • M.A. in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling
      • MS in General Psychology
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Florida Tech

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Applied Psychology
      • BA in Applied Psychology/Child Advocacy
      • BA in Applied Psychology/Clinical Psychology
      • BA in Applied Psychology/Organizational Psychology
      • BA in Applied Psychology/Forensic Psychology
    Associate's
      • AA in Applied Psychology

Featured Schools

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

Walden University

  • MS in Psychology - General
  • MS in Psychology - Self Design
  • BS in Psychology - MS AIM Track
  • BS in Psychology - General Psychology

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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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Colorado Christian University

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. On Site Curriculum
  • Psychology, B.S.
  • Psychology, A.S.

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Grand Canyon University

  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Performance Psychology
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • BS 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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Columbia Southern University

  • BS - Psychology

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The Chicago School

  • Ph.D. Business Psychology, Consulting Track
  • M.A. Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

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Liberty University

  • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
  • MA: Medical Sciences: Biopsychology
  • BS: Psychology
  • AA: Psychology

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