Psychology

Bachelor of Arts

Empire State College

  • Designated As
    Plus Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    124
  • Degree Level
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your bachelor degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

  • 100% online
  • 124 credits | $295 per credit hour
  • Major in psychology and advanced psychology studies
  • Human development, abnormal, cognitive, cultural, and advanced psychology courses


Overview of Empire State College Psychology BA - Online

The online B.A. in Psychology at Empire State will give you methodologies for understanding humans, from simple observation to rigorous experimentation.
 The employment of psychologists is projected to grow 8% by 2030, but the online psychology degree at Empire State College challenges students to look beyond the therapy chair at other occupations.

Students who complete psychology degrees online are positioned to enter not-for-profits, education, corporate partnerships, and social service careers. A deep understanding of people and their behaviors gives psychology students a unique insight into people, clients, and employees in any industry. A background in psychology combined with core classes in sociology, communications, writing, and research methods prepare graduates for success in most fields and graduate studies.


Courses in the Program

Courses in the psychology bachelor's program are:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Development
  • Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Intro to Social Psychology
  • Advanced Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Social Science 
  • Research Methods
What's a bachelor's degree?
A bachelor’s degree usually takes four years to complete as a full-time student and mixes general education courses with specific courses tied to your major.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

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