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Bachelor of Arts


Best Online Bachelor's in Psychology

- U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Top 3%

Online Bachelor's Program in the Nation

- U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $525
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Psychology is one of the most popular majors at the University of Arizona. With an online psychology degree, our online students explore the complex world of the mind and brain. They explore how the mind and brain evolve from infancy to old age, the environmental influences that shape our behavior, and the impact of brain disorders such as autism and Alzheimer’s disease.

As a Psychology major, you will gain new insights into yourself and your relationship with the world around you. We will help you build the skills and knowledge you need to succeed beyond your psychology degree. You will be supported each step, whether your career choice is psychology, medicine, law, business or education.

At one of the nation’s top-ranked Psychology departments, you will have access to world-class faculty. Our award-winning advisory support program to help guide you toward your future career.

This College of Social and Behavioral Sciences major requires a minor (or double major).

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Courses in this online psychology program include:

PSY 340: Cognitive Development
PSY 360: Social Psychology
PSY 367: Relationships and Aging in a Sociocultural Context
PSY 471: Psychology of Leadership
PSY 480: Forensic Psychology


Earning your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology will build core skills, including:

  • Digital fluency
  • Leadership
  • Organizational skills
  • Research foundations
  • Statistical knowledge
  • Synthesis of information
  • Teamwork/collaboration
  • Time management
  • Understanding human behavior
  • Critical & analytical thought
  • Ethical & social responsibility
  • Inclusivity and diversity
  • Professional writing

Explore career opportunities that degree holders of a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology have pursued. Here are just a few examples:

  • Business & Industry
  • Education
  • Law & Policy
  • Mediation
  • Forensics
  • Human Resources
  • Counseling/Private Practice
  • Social Work
  • Healthcare
  • Culture & Language
  • Health, Nutrition & Fitness
  • Psychology & Human Behavior
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Education & Research

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