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Online BA in Psychology

Build Foundational Skills for a Variety of Fields

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Asynchronous Courses

Taught by Expert Faculty

Transfer up to 90 Credits

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  • Duration 3.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $410
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • Gain expertise that can be applied in diverse industries
  • Access courses on your schedule through an interactive, virtual classroom
  • One-on-one instruction from faculty
  • Ranked #2 Best Online Psychology Degrees, 2024 by Student Training & Education in Public Service (STEPS)1

Gain Change-Making Skills for a Variety of Fields

With the BA in Psychology online degree from The American Women’s College of Bay Path University (TAWC), you’ll gain a skill set sought by diverse employers, plus the credential to pursue a graduate degree in the academic area of your choice.

The online BA in Psychology degree offers five majors in addition to the general psychology degree. Choose the major option that best supports your long-term career goals and discover what you could achieve with a college education.

In-Demand Skills for the Career You Want

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the psychology field is expected to grow at a steady pace of 7% through 2031, creating more than 98,000 new positions.2 This online Bachelor’s in Psychology degree will prepare you for a variety of these positions, plus provide you with skills that are necessary for professionals in nearly every industry.

The next step in your chosen field begins here. Discover what you can achieve by completing your bachelor’s degree.

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Choose from 5 Majors

Customize your BA in Psychology program by choosing from a variety of career-focused majors designed to help you achieve your professional goals.

BA in Psychology: Child Psychology

The online BA in Psychology: Child Psychology examines the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral aspects of child development.

BA in Psychology: Counseling Foundations

The online BA in Psychology: Counseling Foundations major offers experiential learning through instruction, role play, and internships (optional).

BA in Psychology: Forensic Psychology

The online BA in Psychology: Forensic Psychology major combines insights of psychology within the mental health, criminal justice, and legal systems.

BA in Psychology: Foundations of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling

The online BA in Psychology: Foundations of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling degree prepares you to effectively support those struggling to overcome addiction.

BA in Psychology: Human Services and Rehabilitation

The online BA in Psychology: Human Services & Rehabilitation degree explores the needs of individuals and communities in social, rehabilitation and human services settings.

Asynchronous Courses, Career-Ready Skills

40 Total Courses

120 Total Credits

The online BA in Psychology degree delivers skills in all facets of the field, including counseling, behavioral research, and developmental psychology. Additionally, the program also offers critical thinking and communication expertise that can be applied in nearly all industries.

Course Highlights

  • Psychology of Cultural Diversity
  • Theories of Personality
  • Social Psychology
Curriculum Details

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Transfer up to 90 Credits

6 Start Dates Per Year

Don’t put your professional goals on hold. Discover what you could achieve and apply to the online BA in Psychology program today.

Applicants will need the following to apply:

A completed application
2.0 GPA or higher

Note: Students with a GPA under 2.0 may be considered
Official transcripts from your high school or all regionally accredited institutions you have attended
Admission Details

Invest in Your Education

$410 per Credit Hour

$49,200 Estimated Total Tuition

The online BA in Psychology major is designed to set you up for success in the professional field of your choice. Earning your degree online with TAWC is an investment in your future, which is why the University provides options when it comes to financing your education. Discover the financial aid resources and scholarship opportunities available to you.

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What You’ll Learn

The curriculum for the online BA in Psychology major is aligned with the program level outcomes of the American Psychological Association to ensure you graduate ready for professional success. Through each course, you’ll build expert-level skills in critical thinking, behavior analysis, and communication that can be applied in a variety of professional fields.

By Graduation, You’ll Have Skills to:

Learn from Industry Experts

At The American Women’s College, your learning is expanded by the rich workplace experience our faculty bring to the classroom. Faculty are professionals who hold an array of titles in the fields they teach. Their involvement in the day-to-day challenges of their role and industry brings curriculums to life with real-world examples as you connect what you learn to what they share.

Faculty Spotlight

Each faculty member at TAWC incorporates real industry experience into each lesson. As a student, you’ll receive personalized, one-on-one support and graduate fully prepared to face the challenges of your chosen field.

Michelle McGrath, MA, Senior Director, Psychology Programs

Michelle comes to Bay Path with a combination of experience in the field of psychology as well as higher education. She began her career working as a licensed clinician in a variety of mental health settings, and eventually transitioned to working in higher education where she could combine her interests.

Prior to coming to Bay Path University, she worked at Southern New Hampshire University supporting students in a variety of roles, including university counselor, academic advisor, and adjunct faculty member. An undergraduate education major, Michelle has found that her passion lies with education and student support. Having worked in both a traditional and online undergraduate program, Michelle is able to apply her broad experience to enhancing The American Women’s College psychology program both online and on ground. She is inspired daily by the stories of her students and the motivation and dedication they have for their education.

Learn Online, Not Alone

At TAWC, you’ll connect with a community of driven women who are on the same path as you. You’ll learn together using SOUL, our award-winning learning model. SOUL pairs you with an Academic Advisor & Success Coach, a real person, to help prepare you for your program. Using analytics, SOUL can tell if you start to struggle, and will alert them to help you before you fall behind.

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Be Empowered to Thrive in Your Career

Leaders at TAWC understand that women with advanced leadership skills succeed in taking control of their careers and their futures. That’s why we developed the We Empower Learners and Leaders (WELL) program to give you a safe, real-world setting to define your leadership style and practice top leadership skills.

This coursework is a part of every degree program and has been described as “transformational” and “life-changing” by our students.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions for in-depth answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, reach out to us.

You can complete the program in three and a half years or less depending on transfer credits. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

Tuition is $410 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 120 total credits for a total tuition of $49,200. You may transfer up to 90 credits, which may reduce the total cost of tuition. You can review all tuition costs on our tuition page.

Yes, the online BA in Psychology program accepts up to 90 transfer credits. You can learn more about our admissions policy on our admission page.

You’ll complete 120 credits to complete the online BA in Psychology degree. You can review courses now.

The requirements for the online BA in Psychology program include:

  • Submit your application.
  • Submit official high school transcripts and college transcripts if applicable.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

You can learn more about our admission requirements on our admission page.

Those who complete the online BA in Psychology degree may pursue graduate education or careers such as case manager, social worker, rehabilitation specialist, and more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of social service is expected to grow by 10% through 2031. This growth will create more than 294,000 new positions for professionals with psychology skills. Learn more about your career options by visiting our careers page.

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Source

  1. Student Training & Education in Public Service (STEPS), “Best Online Psychology Degree in 2024.” Retrieved from https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/online-degrees/psychology-programs/.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations.” Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/home.htm.