Navigate the infinite inner workings of the human mind with the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Southern New Hampshire University. Immerse yourself in the theories at the forefront of the field while using case studies and experiential learning to delve into concepts and research methods. Follow the general psychology track or specialize in one of six concentrations. Either way, you'll lay the groundwork for career paths as diverse as college admission recruiter, human resources specialist, marketing researcher or sports research specialist.
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As you work toward your BA in Psychology, you'll gain a thorough understanding of psychological principles and how to apply them to social and organizational issues in the real world. Our accredited four-year online psychology degree can help you become well versed in major psychological concepts, human behavior and research methods while developing critical thinking and communications skills important to communicating effectively in many formats.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor's in psychology at SNHU include:
The online psychology degree at SNHU provides a strong liberal arts background that serves as an ideal springboard to pursue graduate studies in psychology, counseling or other social sciences. It's also the perfect steppingstone to a number of careers in fields like:
Thank you for showing interest in the Psychology programs at Southern New Hampshire University. Psychology is the largest major in the School of Arts and Sciences. Our programs include faculty who have won teaching awards and published books and journal articles. The Psychology program at SNHU emphasizes a balance of academics, field experience and research opportunities.
Our alumni have enjoyed successful careers in psychology. Many have attended master's or doctoral programs. The majority of students who opt to enter the work force right after completing their Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology have found jobs in mental health clinics, social service agencies and human resources.
Students join faculty in research groups that present at psychology conferences and publish in psychological journals. We also have a Psychology Student Association and an honors association, called Psi Chi.
We also offer opportunities for our students to focus on more specialized areas of psychology. We have concentrations in child/adolescent development, forensic psychology and mental health.
A counselor from our Admission Department will be in touch with you as soon as possible to answer any additional questions that you may have. Please contact the Admission Department at1.888.327.7648 or email email@example.com.
Peter Frost, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
Past President, New England Psychological Association
Your online psychology degree can help you build a solid liberal arts foundation that provides a well-rounded education to support your study of psychology. Strengthen your skills in:
Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in related fields.
SNHU's bachelor's in psychology program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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