Bachelor of Arts in


Earn a degree from an accredited U.S. university from your country with this 100% online program, without the need for travel or a visa.


Program Description

With Southern New Hampshire University’s 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, you will learn how to use theory, data and a deep understanding of the human mind to encourage positive change in a variety of environments. Our multidisciplinary, non-clinical psychology program ensures that you graduate as an adaptable, emotionally intelligent professional with great communication skills, critical thinking abilities and respect for diversity, equity and inclusivity.

Our program is informed by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Guidelines for Undergraduate Psychology Major, equipping students with a wide-ranging skill set that can be applied in any field requiring an understanding of human behavior.

In SNHU’s online psychology bachelor’s program, you’ll dive into topics including brain development, personality psychology, social psychology, research methods, statistics for psychology and more, giving you a well-rounded degree to apply to a variety of non-clinical settings or in graduate studies. Our psychology graduates often pursue career paths such as human resources, market research or management, as well as postgraduate study to earn advanced credentials in the field.

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With a curriculum focused on case studies and experiential learning, you’ll learn to apply knowledge of the human mind in a variety of settings. Upon graduation from this in-depth online psychology bachelor's course, you will be prepared to:

  • Collect, organize and synthesize data and communicate findings to professionals in academia or the psychology field.
  • Perform in-depth, informed research to further inform the field of psychology.
  • Apply a diverse range of theories and methodologies to develop studies and create presentations.
  • Advocate for ethical, unbiased and culturally responsive behaviors in individuals and communities.

Psychology students take subjects that include:

General Education subjects (42 credits): The General Education program covers critical topics to each students' academic and career success. Through exploring topics in information literacy, global perspectives, language and critical thinking, all undergraduate students will develop higher-order skills to impress employers and empower them to be active global citizens. Subject areas can include English Composition, Business, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Fine Arts and Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Psychology subjects (27credits) can include:
  • Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • Lifespan Development (3 credits)
  • Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • Research Methods (3 credits)
  • Statistical Literacy in Psychology (3 credits)
  • Theories of Personality (3 credits)
  • Theories of Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • Cognition (3 credits)
  • Capstone (3 credits)

Free Elective subjects
(39 credits): Elective subjects allow undergraduate students to pursue other areas of interest and graduate with a well-rounded education that enhances your marketability for future employers.

For detailed curriculum and additional information, download the course brochure

    Available Concentrations

    No available concentrations for this program.

    This program is accredited by educational authorities in the United States of America.

    Information about Southern New Hampshire University accreditation can be found on the About SNHU page.

    Students interested in studying in the US can learn more about the international student experience. Students interested in enrolling in other US-based online degree programs can learn more about the online student experience.

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