Explore the many facets of human cognition with an online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from National University.
Our online psychology programs provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary practice of psychology and the theory and science of human behavior. Learn to explain behavior, cognition, and emotion from multiple schools of thought and multicultural perspectives while identifying problems and applying the research methods needed to solve them. You’ll perform critical analysis tasks and use current technologies to research and communicate across a wide arena of mental health fields.
In our program, you’ll learn how to:
- Articulate major theories, concepts, and historical trends in psychology.
- Explain behavior, cognition, and emotion from multiple schools of thought and multicultural perspectives.
- Identify a problem in psychology, examine available evidence, analyze assumptions, and apply research methods to solve the problem. This includes the ability to interpret numbers and apply basic statistical procedures.
- Write papers in psychology using different literary formats, e.g., narrative, exposition, critical analysis, and APA format.
With flexible four-week classes from an accredited, private nonprofit university, you can start your online psychology degree sooner and finish faster. Upon graduation, you’ll be well prepared to seek employment and/or admission to graduate programs at the master’s or doctoral level.
Online Psychology Bachelor Degrees Options
Graduate with a bachelor’s degree completely online when you enroll in the following psychology programs. Visit our Psychology programs page complete list of online & in-person psychology programs:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The online bachelor’s degree in psychology program will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary discipline of psychology. Upon graduation, you’ll be well prepared for roles in vocational counseling, criminal justice, journalism, or entry-level counseling in the context of a county-funded agency or hospital.
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Psychology
You’ll learn to understand and appreciate the individual’s deepest values, emotions, inter- and intrapersonal relationships, and relationships with the physical and spiritual world with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Psychology. In this program, the focus is on the subjective human experience and the human condition. As a graduate of this online psychology program, you’ll be prepared to help others increase acceptance and responsibility for their lives and will be well-equipped to pursue advanced study.
Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology
The online Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology will give you a comprehensive introduction to the modern and growing field of psychology as it relates to sports and performance. Explore the reasons and factors that influence people to participate in physical activity and understand how a person’s emotions and mental state can affect athletic performance.
Online Psychology Course Highlights
Throughout all of our online psychology programs, you’ll have the opportunity to build a solid foundation of knowledge in psychology and expand your studies to include your interests and passions.
Our online psychology courses cover topics such as cross-cultural dynamics, criminology, sport psychology, human sexuality, animal behavior, and many more.
Admission and Transfer Requirements for Online Programs
National University accepts and reviews applications year-round, so you can begin class any month of the year, depending if you’re studying online or the availability of course offerings at your chosen learning facility.
Admission to undergraduate programs at NU is based on evidence, including a student’s academic record at other institutions, test scores, interviews, professional experience, motivation, and educational objectives.
At NU, we make the process of transferring as simple and streamlined as possible. NU has articulation agreements with more than 110 community colleges, so you can get the credit you deserve for previous coursework.
Study Psychology at San Diego’s Largest Private Nonprofit University
Founded in 1971, National University is San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university. NU is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), which ensures you have access to the proper technology, resources, and student services to deliver a high caliber online learning experience.
Psychology Degree Career Options and Applications
Earning your psychology degree online from National University prepares you to seek careers in the following fields:
- Vocational counseling
- Criminal justice
- Career counseling
- Sport psychology
- Forensic psychology
- And more