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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Explore the depths of human behavior! With your online bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ashford University, you will better understand human beings, their motivations, emotions, and thought processes. Use the knowledge you gain from a bachelor’s degree in psychology to help businesses and organizations make lasting and meaningful impact in their practices and endeavors.

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What you will learn

Your online bachelor’s degree in psychology 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. As you begin to work toward your bachelor’s degree in psychology, you will start gaining the knowledge of major psychological ideas and practices. This knowledge allows you to provide the value and contribution that modern-day organizations are seeking in their employees. A BA in psychology can be seen as a very practical degree, as the interpersonal and communication skills you learn can benefit you in a wide variety of organizations and industries. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate breadth of psychological knowledge
  • Analyze information and data with scientific thinking
  • Defend ethics, social justice, and diversity
  • Illustrate professional communication skills
  • Apply professional skills to career planning and success

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Your Courses in Psychology

The online bachelor’s degree in psychology curriculum will encompass subjects like physiology, human development, group dynamics, research and statistics, as well as current psychological therapies and theories. Your online degree will also build on solid liberal arts foundations that can provide you with a well-rounded background in the skills needed to communicate your ideas and psychological research findings.

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom setting, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.

Major Course Requirements (39 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

BA in Psychology

Why do we do what we do? Why do we think the way we think? Why do we feel the way we feel? By exploring these questions, psychology students can better understand how individual and group behaviors can impact organizations and businesses.

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Careers in Psychology

Build your career while continuing your passion for the study of human behavior and mental processes. Whether you want to explore the skills and knowledge acquired from continuing your education or are eager to get started in your career, an online psychology degree can provide you with many options after graduation. Many students choose to use their Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree as a foundation to support their graduate studies in psychology or pursue careers in any number of fields. Some of these careers can include public administration, social services, and business-related operations. Take a look at your potential career options that can be possible with an online bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ashford University.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.