Online Bachelor's in Psychology

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Psychology, the study of human behavior, is a fascinating and broadly practical discipline with applications that reach far beyond clinical and cognitive care.

Maryville University’s online psychology bachelor’s program can help you develop the deeper understanding of contemporary psychology you need to start or advance your career in fields such as healthcare, counseling, business, or education. In addition, this degree can give you the foundation to pursue graduate study in psychology, organizational development, and other potentially high-paying areas.

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Program Start Date: 01-15-24

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Careers for those with a bachelor’s in psychology include:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Market research analyst
  • Survey researcher
  • Social science research assistant
  • Psychiatric technician



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Why choose our bachelor’s in psychology?

Maryville’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology online program provides a rigorous, distinguished, and personalized education that’s convenient and affordable.

Here’s what you can expect with our program:

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Access coursework 100% online, with no campus visits required.

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Choose to start in fall, spring, or summer

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Apply with no application fee or entrance exams

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Explore financial aid and eligible transfer credit options

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Benefit from psychology coursework designed to meet American Psychological Association standards

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Gain Early Access eligibility and get a head start on your graduate degree

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Maryville’s BA in Psychology online curriculum prepares students with a strong foundation in the broad theoretical underpinnings of contemporary psychology and cements that knowledge through applied, career-related experiences.

Coursework blends insights from social sciences and psychology to help you understand the guiding principles that contextualize human behaviors. Graduates can emerge with enhanced social awareness, a strong foundation in psychology theory, and the knowledge to apply it in a range of fields.

Students with eligible transfer credits can complete this degree in less than two years of full-time study.

Courses and Concepts:

Psychology Core Courses. Study the biological, social, and clinical aspects of human behavior, as well as the broad theoretical issues of modern psychology.

Clinical Psychology Courses. Focus your psychology knowledge with a comprehensive approach to mental and behavioral healthcare for individuals, families, and communities.

Social Psychology Courses. Learn how psychology can be used to improve interpersonal and group relationships.

Social Science Research Sequence. This series of courses provides an interconnected understanding of how to craft research, analyze results, and present findings.

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Accreditation and rankings

Maryville University is a nationally ranked private college recognized for comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes, and success.

Higher Learning Commission accreditation

Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Forbe's America's Top Colleges 2019 accreditation

Ranked by Forbes among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019

Kiplinger Best College Values 2019 accreditation

Listed among the “Best College Values 2019” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Money's Best Colleges 2020 accreditation

Ranked among Money’s “Best Colleges” 2020