The accredited psychology degree from ASU Online equips students with skills in critical thinking, quantitative and qualitative research, and the ability to interact effectively with groups of people from diverse backgrounds.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
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As part of the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, you will be trained to be an independent thinker and active participant in a rapidly changing world. The online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program provides a diverse curriculum of basic and applied courses in various perspectives of the psychology field, including clinical, cognitive systems, behavioral neuroscience, cross-cultural, developmental, organizational, and social psychology, as well as interdisciplinary fields such as health psychology and law psychology.

The online program will also teach you to develop skills in writing, critical thinking and quantitative and qualitative research methods, to round out your preparation for your future career or graduate studies. As an online undergraduate student, you may add practical experiences to enrich your Psychology degree program of study through service learning, internships, and research with individual faculty members.

Courses in the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program are presented in the context of cultural, socio-historical and transnational issues, enabling students to understand the relationships among psychology and other social and behavioral sciences.

Online course requirements include upper division language and cultures, which includes completion of foreign language credits and upper-division courses within the Global Awareness or Cultural Diversity designation.

Award-winning program:

Not only will you earn a four-year degree from one of the nation’s top-ranked departments of psychology, but you’ll also benefit from one of the best advisory support programs at the University with highly educated and experienced advisors who will help guide you toward your desired career path - whether you hope to be accepted into a great graduate or professional post-bac program or start your career right away.


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You will learn from nationally renowned faculty, including psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, geographers, and political scientists. The faculty of ASU’s Department of Psychology is made up of some of the brightest, most innovative academic minds in the world. Their mission is to create an environment that prepares students to take their place in the world using the skills they have learned to pursue careers that benefit their community.

Program Summary

Total Hours:


Upper Division Hours:

45 minimum

Major GPA:

2.0 minimum

Cumulative GPA:

2.0 minimum

Total Hours at ASU:

30 minimum

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

  • government (sales and marketing, human resources management)
  • industry
  • mental health professions (youth counselor, substance abuse counselor)
  • social services (high school psychology teacher, occupational analyst)

ASU Online Story

Learn about student experiences as they earn their Psychology degree online at ASU Online.


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