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

Popular Schools

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    1. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Psychology - Social Psychology
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - General
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Health Psychology
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Teaching Psychology
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Forensic Psychology
      • PhD in Clinical Psychology - Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    Master's
      • MS in Psychology - Social Psychology
      • MS in Psychology - General
      • MS in Psychology - Health Psychology
      • MS in Psychology - Self Design
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - Administration & Leadership
      • MS in Developmental Psychology - General
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology - MS AIM Track
      • BS in Psychology - Addictions
      • BS in Psychology - Applied Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - General Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - Human Services for Psychology
      • BS in Psychology - Preparation for Graduate Studies
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    2. 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)
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    3. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/Applied Behavioral Analysis
      • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/Addictions
      • MS in Educational Psychology
    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
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    4. 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.
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    5. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Psychology
    Associate's
      • AA in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Post University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.A. in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
      • EDD: Community Care & Counseling: Traumatology
    Master's
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology
      • MA: Professional Counseling
      • MA: Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • MS: Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology
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    8. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Medical Case Management, BS
    Certificate
      • Medical Case Management Certificate, PB
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
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Walden University

  • PhD in Psychology - Social Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - Social Psychology
  • BS in Psychology - MS AIM Track

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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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Purdue University Global

  • MS in 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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New England College

  • BA in Psychology
  • AA in Psychology

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Post University

  • B.A. in Psychology

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Liberty University

  • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
  • EDD: Community Care & Counseling: Traumatology
  • MA: Applied Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • MA: Professional Counseling

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Davenport University

  • Medical Case Management, BS
  • Medical Case Management Certificate, PB

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