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BA in Psychology

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program is an in-depth inquiry into human behavior and personality development. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program should have graduated high school and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Are you interested in human behavior? Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from Ashford University to build the foundation necessary to continue your education at the graduate level and to pursue a career in psychology. Explore psychology as an area of scientific investigation and as a health or human services profession so you can apply the learning effectively in careers that involve an understanding of human behavior and leadership development, including business, health care and law.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology:

Course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 104: Child & Adolescent Development (3 credits)
  • PSY 301: Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 304: Lifespan Development (3 credits)
  • PSY 330: Theories of Personality (3 credits)
  • PSY 350: Physiological Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 331: Psychology of Learning (3 credits)
  • PSY 302: Industrial / Organizational Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 325: Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences (3 credits)
  • PSY 326: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • PSY 303: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 496: Applied Project (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 35 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program who are interested in furthering their education have a number of master's degree options. Earning an advanced degree could provide students with the education and qualifications needed for a position in a number of specialized areas connected to psychology, including social work, psychotherapy, counseling, art therapy, or forensic psychology.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program is designed to prepare enrolled students to pursue entry-level employment in any number of fields. Psychology is a broad umbrella that represents numerous career options.

Possibilities that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Case management assistant
  • Program coordinator
  • Counselor
  • Mental health advocate
  • Rehabilitation specialist

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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