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Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Increase your impact through understanding human thought and behavior

Earning a B.A. in Psychology from National Louis University can launch your career in community or social welfare, business, and teaching.

Designed for students interested in how human thought and behavior can help others help themselves, this program exposes you to both psychological theory and real-world application.

Available fully online, this four-year program enables you to strengthen the mental wellness of your community or organization through strong communication, critical thinking, and information analysis.

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This difference-making degree will help you:

  • Bolster collaboration by understanding and examining difference in viewpoints
  • Identify and reverse negative patterns
  • Specialize your learning with an optional minor to strengthen marketability
  • Learn from professionals working in the field
  • Develop skills in research and data analysis that will help you analyze information and think critically in your career or in graduate studies

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NLU offers 7 convenient start dates each year and it’s free to apply.

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Why choose NLU for your Online bachelor’s degree in psychology?

Real-World Application

This degree program offers hands-on, real-world training. You will be prepared to enter into graduate school or the job market with a strong, practical understanding of effective applications and operations in the field of psychology.

Customizable Experience

NLU knows you’re balancing work and family while in school. With convenient online classes, you can enhance your marketability at your own pace.

Career Advancement

Because the majority of your instructors are actively working in the field, you will learn from and engage with expert industry professionals who give you the competitive edge you need to be eligible for future job promotions.

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Get to know NLU:

With 130 years of experience educating adult learners, MONEY Magazine lists NLU among the top 10 colleges nationally whose graduates say best prepared them to “make the world a better place.”

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Earning a degree in psychology can improve your career outlook

Potential careers

  • Family social worker
  • Drug & alcohol counselor
  • Human resources manager
  • Community welfare worker
  • High school psychology teacher
  • Psychiatric technician

National average salary

Community and Social Service Managers
$65,320
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Hear from students of the program

This course was very informative. I really enjoyed learning how some of the things we talked about in class applied to the real world. Our professor was very helpful and always made sure we understood the material.


Dr. Stam made my return to school a wonderful experience.


Courses include:


Control your schedule

Control your schedule

Get the flexibility you need as a working professional. View your online classes at any time during the week — you set the pace. NLU offers seven start dates per year so you can begin coursework (and graduate) faster.

Expand your professional network

Expand your professional network

Learning online does not mean learning alone. NLU helps you build a professional network with instructors and fellow online students through active discussion forums as well as project-based work (both group and individual).

Take engaging coursework

Take engaging coursework

You may be online, but you’re still part of the class. NLU’s online learning portal allows you to take a course live, or watch a recording whenever you’re ready. Coursework is delivered in multiple formats including written papers, video and slideshows with audio.


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Your success coach gives you one-on-one support

Every online student at NLU is paired with a dedicated success coach who helps in areas ranging from class projects to time management. As your biggest fan at NLU, your success coach can connect you with the resources and people you need to be successful.

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