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.

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