Online Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Improve the well-being of children and adults in your community using research-based approaches with Anna Maria College's online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. This flexible, asynchronous program gives you the industry-driven knowledge and skills to start your career or enter a graduate program.

We have aligned our learning goals and outcomes with the undergraduate psychology guidelines set by the American Psychological Association (APA) to ensure students graduate prepared to address current and continuing issues in mental health human services.

As an Anna Maria student, you will gain skills such as:

  • Understanding key psychology concepts and principles
  • Applying scientific reasoning
  • Designing, conducting and interpreting research
  • Working with diverse populations in human services contexts
  • Developing informational literacy

The personalized support and practical field experience you gain in this program will provide a strong foundation for your future success. Most students finish their degree in two to four years, and we accept up to 75 transfer credits to help you finish faster.

B.A. in Psychology Careers

One of the most significant benefits of earning an online bachelor's degree in psychology is the ability to pursue many different career paths after graduation. Your Anna Maria degree will prepare you to excel in the mental health field and beyond, extending your marketability to opportunities in business, human services and more. Whether you want to enter the workforce or earn an advanced degree, this versatile program will put you on the path to a rewarding and meaningful career.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for substance abuse and mental health counselors is $47,660. Outlook is strong in this area, with 23% employment growth projected through 2030.1 Other career paths include:

  • Caseworker
  • Human services manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Research assistant
  • Social and community services manager
  • Victim advocate

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Learn from Interdisciplinary Experts

Courses in the online bachelor's degree in psychology are led by instructors from diverse academic and professional backgrounds. You will learn from subject matter experts and real-world practitioners who are dedicated to helping you succeed. You will also work closely with a faculty advisor who can provide personalized support throughout your program.

Build APA-Aligned Skill Sets in 100% Online Courses

Because Anna Maria's online bachelor's degree in psychology is aligned with APA guidelines, our curriculum reflects the breadth and scope of knowledge that today’s mental health and human services professionals need. Study lifespan development, research, neuropsychology and more while completing a real-world internship to apply your skills in the field.

You will complete 15 major courses, general education requirements and electives, graduating ready to enter the workplace or pursue graduate study.

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Admissions Requirements

Anna Maria's program managers are available to assist you with the entire enrollment process, and you will receive continued support from a dedicated student services coordinator throughout your program. You can start your application today using our secure online portal.

To apply for the online bachelor's degree in psychology, you will need:

  • $25 application fee (waiver available when you speak with a program manager)
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation

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Get Started Today

Take the next step in achieving your personal and professional goals. Click here to learn more or call 877-265-3201 to speak with a program manager.

Sources

1https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-behavioral-disorder-and-mental-health-counselors.htm