Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
Dr. Eric Klein is an assistant professor at the College of Health, Human Services, and Science at Ashford University. He earned his BA in Psychology from The College of New Jersey and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Read his full bio.
Explore the depths of human behavior! Learn to understand human beings, their motivations, emotions, and thought processes by earning your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from Ashford University.
Your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree focuses on the study of human behavior and mental processes. With this degree, you can understand how human behavior impacts the dynamics of a business or organization. This knowledge allows you to provide the value and contribution that modern-day organizations are seeking in their employees. You will complete coursework in physiology, human development, group dynamics, research and statistics, as well as current therapies and theories.
Many students choose to use their Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree as a foundation to support their graduate studies in psychology. You'll also find that employers often seek professionals with degrees in psychology for managerial and administrative positions. Having earned your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, you may choose to pursue careers in any number of fields, including: education, scientific research, health care, or consulting for businesses and other large organizations. You may also seek a career in any of the following industries:
- Public Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Social Services
- Human Resources
Special Terms and Conditions
You may also choose to delve into other areas of health and human services when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. You may add the following specialization:
Health Care Informatics Systems
Form your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care.
If a psychology degree fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.