Psychology Degree Program FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the admissions requirements for the online B.A. in Psychology program?
A: The admissions requirements for the online B.A. in Psychology include:

  • Official high school transcript or GED transcript
  • A GPA of 2.0
  • One letter of recommendation (for first-time undergraduate students only)
  • A personal essay

Q: How long does it take to earn a psychology bachelor's degree?
A: There are six terms per year for the online B.A. in Psychology. You can study part-time or full-time and complete your degree in two to four years.

Q: Do I have to be on campus at any time during the program?
A: All of the coursework in this degree program is delivered entirely online. However, there may be an in-person component required for your internship.

Q: How long is each class term?
A: Each class term is eight weeks.

Q: Are there prerequisites required?
A: No, there are no prerequisites required for this program.

Q: Can I transfer credits?
A: Yes, you can transfer up to 75 credits toward your psychology bachelor's degree. Learn more about this program's courses here.

Q: What kinds of jobs are available to me upon graduating with this degree?
A: This degree can lead to entry-level behavioral health and human services positions. For example, you could become part of a residential/hospital program staff. You might also pursue graduate school. Discover psychology career opportunities here.

Q: Is this program accredited?
A: While the American Psychological Association (APA) does not accredit undergraduate psychology programs, the APA provides guidelines for standard practice for most undergraduate Psychology degrees. Anna Maria College has aligned this program's outcomes and curriculum with those APA guidelines.

Q: I have many other questions about online learning, student support, tuition, etc.
A: You'll find details on our General FAQ Page. You can also call 877-265-3201 to speak with a Program Manager right away or request more information, and we'll contact you.

Anna Maria College was approved by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to participate in SARA, and became a SARA institution in 2021. At this time, only California is not a member state. If you reside in California and are interested in taking an online class at Anna Maria College, or for more information about our participation in SARA, click here.