BS in Biopsychology Program


College of Humanities & Sciences


Bachelor of Science


East Falls


On Campus


123 - 134


4 Years

Contact Information


Name: John Pierce Jr, PhD
Position: Director & Professor, Biopsychology & Psychology Programs
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A unique balance of psychology and science will give you a distinctive edge and prepare you for a wide variety of graduate school programs.

In this program, you will study psychology alongside biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, making this an ideal first step into further studies in a variety of experimental psychology settings, neuroscience, health fields and scientific research.

You will work closely with faculty to develop an avenue of career possibilities. First, you select a concentration option – pre-medical or graduate school – allowing you to adapt your curriculum to your career goals and interests. 

You will also learn to conduct professional-level research, completing an independent research project your senior year. During your time in the program, you can further enrich your education with internships in research, legal and educational settings; or study abroad anywhere in the world.


  • Extensive exposure to  science and psychology
  • Close faculty guidance and mentorship
  • Two concentration options
  • Professional research training
  • Affiliations with Jefferson and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Real-world internship experiences
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Top graduate school placement in variety of medical fields, sciences or psychology.

Video Series: I Am A...

Hear firsthand from our students about what it's like to be a Bachelor of Biopsychology major.

To watch more Jefferson academic program videos, visit the "Programs at Jefferson" playlist on our YouTube channel.

Student Resources

Students can utilize the resources offered by the program to advance their education and future career.

  • Jefferson Psychology Society
  • Psi Chi (National Honor Society for Psychology)
  • Study Abroad Opportunities
  • Internships