People who study psychology have unique insight into human behavior and can use this understanding to have a positive impact on people's day-to-day lives. Earning an online bachelor's in psychology degree is an important first step for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in this field.
At Post University, our Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program faculty members apply their extensive backgrounds in the social sciences, social services, and business to integrate a real world perspective into their courses and provide students with a variety of hands-on experiences that integrate theory and practice. The Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program emphasizes those skills most valued by employers such as social maturity, interpersonal effectiveness, critical thinking, collaboration, persistence and initiative, and oral and written expression.
Post University's Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program combines the strengths of a traditional New England University education with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You will benefit from regular contact with and feedback from professors, as well as the opportunity to learn from and interact with other working professionals. Our highly interactive online classes are offered in eight-week modules, six times a year, making it possible for you to complete your online bachelor's in psychology degree in less time without sacrificing quality.
The Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program includes two applied concentration tracks: Human Development, Education, and Health; and Organizational Studies. The online bachelor's in psychology degree program also offers a minor in Forensic Psychology.
The Human Development, Education, and Health concentration explores physical, emotional, social, and cognitive aspects of human psychological development. ¬†The concentration focuses on child and adolescent development, in addition to alcohol and drug-related behaviors across the lifespan. This minor is ideal for preparing students for a career in the helping professions such as counseling, education, social work, or other related areas of public service.
The concentration in Organizational Psychology provides students with a strong background in understanding the application of psychological principles to examining individual and group interactions in a variety of settings, including the workplace. Coursework includes organizational and consumer behavior, social psychology, drug use behaviors, and multicultural psychology. This concentration better prepares students for business-related careers including those in human resources, marketing, and public relations.
There are many career options for those with an online bachelor's in psychology degree. The skills and problem-solving strategies learned through training in research methodology and team projects will prepare you for a career in fields such as counseling and rehabilitation, human services, administration, community and public relations, advertising and market research, education, and legislative affairs, among others.
To learn more about Post University Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree program, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.
Accelerate your career with an Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree from Post University.
|PSYCHOLOGY ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM||526|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||14|
|AVERAGE NUMBER OF TRANSFERRED CREDITS||51|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS||3|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS IN NORMAL TIME||100%|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||7 years*
*ADP students who do not transfer in any credits and take one course each module will complete this program in 7 years.
|AVERAGE PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|120-Credit Degree Program Tuition*||$66,000|
|Room and Board||N/A|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost||$6,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1011.00|
|Child, Family, & School Social Workers¬†||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1021.00¬†|
|Social and Community Service Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9151.00|
|Social and Human Service Assistants¬†||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1093.00|
|Human Resources Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3121.00|
|Social Science Research Assistants¬†||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-4061.00|
|Training and Development Managers¬†||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3131.00|