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

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    1. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Counseling, M.A.
      • Counseling, M.A. Online
    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
    2. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Psychology - Teaching
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - General
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Health Psychology
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Teaching Psychology
      • PhD in Developmental Psychology - Administration and Leadership
      • PhD in Developmental Psychology - Child & Adolescent Development
    Master's
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Addiction Counseling
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Forensic Counseling
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - General Program
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Military Families & Culture
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Trauma & Crisis Counseling
      • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling
  • Online Programs Available
    3. 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
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
    Master's
      • 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
      • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma
      • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
    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
      • 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
    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
      • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy in General Family Therapy
  • Online Programs Available
    6. 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 Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Saybrook University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. Psychology
      • M.S. in Psychophysiology
      • M.A. in Counseling
    Certificate
      • Non Degree Certificate - Clinical Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    8. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Psychology
    Associate's
      • AA in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
    Master's
      • MA: Professional Counseling
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology
      • MA: Marriage and Family Therapy
      • MS: Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Medical Case Management, BS
    Certificate
      • Medical Case Management Certificate, PB

Featured Schools

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

Colorado Christian University

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

What is your highest level of education completed?

Walden University

  • PhD in Psychology - Teaching
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology - General
  • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Addiction Counseling
  • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Forensic Counseling

What is your highest level of education completed?

Purdue University Global

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

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Grand Canyon University

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
  • BS in Psychology

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy in General Family Therapy

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Regent University

  • Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies
  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • B.S. in Psychology

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Saybrook University

  • M.A. Psychology
  • M.S. in Psychophysiology
  • Non Degree Certificate - Clinical Psychology

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New England College

  • BA in Psychology
  • AA in Psychology

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