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. Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters in Psychology
      • Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
      • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Licensed Professional Counselor)
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Performance Psychology (Qualitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Performance Psychology (Quantitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Qualitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Quantitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Cognition and Instruction (Qualitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Cognition and Instruction (Quantitative Research)
    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
      • 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 Family Dynamics
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Purdue Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSPY - Forensic Psychology
      • MS in Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/General Psychology
      • MS in Educational Psychology
      • MSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/Addictions
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Addictions
      • BSPR - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • BSCJ: Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Graduate
      • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    4. 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
      • Education Specialist in Community Care and Counseling: Marriage and Family Counseling
    Certificate
      • CTG: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
      • CTG: Psychology
  • San Francisco, CA

    Golden Gate University - Aspire

  • Online Programs Available
    6. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Psychology
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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
    8. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • University of Maryland Global Campus

Featured Schools

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

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology

  • Masters in Psychology
  • Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)

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Grand Canyon University

  • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Performance Psychology (Qualitative Research)
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • BS in Psychology

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Purdue Global

  • MSPY - Forensic Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Graduate

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Liberty University

  • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
  • PHD: Psychology: General Psychology
  • CTG: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • CTG: Psychology

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Golden Gate University - Aspire

Keiser University

  • M.S. - Psychology
  • B.A. - Psychology

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Saint Leo University

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

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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