Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
A degree in psychology can change your life.
Now the University of Texas of the Permian Basin—part of the prestigious UT System—makes it possible for you to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology completely online! And unlike other online university psychology degree programs, UTPB's online program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and #3 among Texas public universities – and in the top 50 nationwide – Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Our online BA offers smart advantages!
- Every course is 100% online
- Tuition is affordable—just $276 per credit hour
- Courses are only 8 weeks
- You can earn your BA in as little as 12 months
- Accredited by SACS
- Choose from six convenient start dates
Develop real-world skills—right now.
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is designed to provide students with insights into the complex range and nuances of human behaviors, emotions and mental processes. Students pursuing their degree in psychology will gain knowledge about theoretical perspectives and empirical findings across a wide range of topics, learn how to apply research methods, develop critical and creative thinking skills, and explore the ethical principles that are the foundation of psychological approaches.
Learn from savvy professionals.
Every online university psychology course is taught by the same respected UTPB faculty members who teach on campus. And just as important, they are committed to mentoring their students. In fact, in the National Survey of Student Engagement, 99 percent of UTPB seniors reported that their professors provided prompt feedback on their academic performance. And our online bachelor degree programs earn high marks from U.S. News & World Report – #3 among Texas public universities and in the nation’s top 50 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.
Apply your knowledge to an interesting variety of professional fields.
Because psychology is a broad discipline, a degree in psychology prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities—including counseling, management, law enforcement, marketing, sales, human resources, real estate and many other fields. Plus, you'll feel more confident knowing that you've prepared yourself to succeed in a very competitive job market. Research shows that individuals with a bachelor's degree earn more and have a lower risk for unemployment than their less-educated peers.