Online Bachelor of Arts In Psychology

Online Bachelor Of Arts
In Psychology

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Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

A Bachelor’s Degree Opens the Door to Your Future

  • No test scores needed to apply
  • No application fee required
  • Earn credit for prior learning

A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology online degree is designed to prepare you for a career as a leader in a number of fields through the study of the human mind. The insights, tools, and training you’ll receive with this degree will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to become a leader in a therapist role or a leadership role in any organization or field you choose to pursue.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree provides a more in-depth, subject-focused degree compared to the psychology concentration offered in our interdisciplinary bachelor's degree. Students will complete 36 hours of psychology credits in this program compared to 18 hours with the concentration.

All of SMC’s online degree programs provide the same coursework, professional development program, and internship opportunities as our traditional, on-campus programs. Students learn from many of the same faculty who teach in our classrooms. All advising and other support functions are provided online by staff experienced in serving remote students.

Classes start every 8 weeks

Next start date:

August 13, 2024

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Why Get a BA Degree in Psychology at SMC?

  • Enhance your career without interrupting it. Our program is flexible AND affordable, so you can start or finish your education while you keep working.
  • Improve your job prospects. With a bachelor’s degree from SMC, you will show employers your commitment to learning and making an impact right away with our professional development program.
  • Make more money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with a bachelor’s degree earn approximately $900 more per week than those with just a high school diploma.

Find Your Dream Job

A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree will prepare graduates for a number of careers, including:

  • Licensed Therapist
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Management Analyst
  • Recruiter
  • Counseling
  • Social Worker
  • Criminal Justice and Law Careers
  • Teaching
  • Human Resources
  • Writing Careers
  • Healthcare
  • Forensic Sciences

Quick Facts

  • Classes start every 8 weeks

    Enroll full-time or part-time. Each online degree course runs for 8 weeks.

  • Program Cost

    $335 per credit hour. Your bachelor's degree cost will be lower with financial aid and transfer credits. Compare SMC's cost to other online degree programs.

  • Financial Aid

    Federal and state grants, employer reimbursement, GI Bills - find out how financial aid can reduce the cost of your Associate of Arts degree.

  • Transfer qualifying credits

    Cut your online bachelor's degree completion time and reduce tuition costs by bringing up to 30 hours of qualifying college credits with you. More information about transfer credits.


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