PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – BACHELOR (B.S.)

PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – BACHELOR (B.S.)

Earn your bachelor’s degree in psychology online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and gain the skills to succeed in today’s job market. Our online degree in psychology provides a unique cross-cultural perspective that emphasizes cultural diversity and its impact on health and well-being. This hands-on bachelor’s program also gives you the chance to engage in mentored research, community service learning activities and other opportunities to apply psychology lessons to real-world challenges.

Who Is the Online Degree in Psychology Designed For?

The online bachelor’s in psychology is a good choice if you enjoy working with people and want to learn about the mind and human behavior. This program will teach you to think critically and independently, to interpret data and communicate effectively, and understand cultural differences — all skills that are highly valued by today’s employers.

While the Bachelor of Science in Psychology includes more courses in the areas the mathematics and natural sciences, we also offer an online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree that focuses more on humanities and social sciences.

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Why Earn Your Online Degree in Psychology at UAF?

  • Learn about the science and practice of psychology by developing your professional skills. Our program includes opportunities for mentored research, community service learning and more.
  • Develop cross-cultural knowledge through a rigorous bachelor’s degree curriculum that honors diversity and promotes human welfare and social justice.
  • Learn from and interact with full-time faculty (as opposed to teaching assistants and adjuncts) who bring expertise in a variety of specialties to the psychology program.

Online psychology degree example projects

Here are just a few of the activities you’ll engage in when you major in psychology at UAF:

  • Research a topic and communicate your findings to both scientific and non-scientific audiences.
  • Assemble a professional portfolio you can use when applying for jobs.
  • Participate in research with other students and guided by a faculty member.

What it’s like to earn your degree online at UAF

Offered at in-state tuition no matter where you live, UAF’s online degrees have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We invite you to learn more and apply today to get started on your online Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

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Cost breakdown for the online psychology degree

The estimated cost of the online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program based on current rates is $37,930.

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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Jobs for Psychology Majors

What can you do with a degree in psychology? Your options are numerous. Psychology provides a strong foundation for many different types of careers, making it a popular major for students with a wide range of academic and professional interests.

If you’re planning on attending graduate school, the bachelor’s in psychology will prepare you for advanced study in fields like medicine, law, education, counseling and more.

What can you do with a degree in psychology?

Possible career options for psychology majors that don’t require a graduate degree include human resources specialist, marketing or advertising manager, law enforcement and corrections officer and school guidance counselor.

Explore more jobs for psychology majors and salary information with the University of Alaska Career Coach.

Salary for psychology majors

Interested in learning more about the salary for psychology degree graduates? Here’s a quick look at average annual earnings nationally for several popular careers for psychology majors:*

  • Substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselors: $46,240
  • Social worker: $50,470
  • Human resources specialists: $61,920
  • Psychologist: $80,370
  • Advertising, promotions and marketing managers: $135,900

*Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Explore Classes for the Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Requirements for the psychology degree include classes in culture and psychology, research methods and social sciences. The curriculum emphasizes developing respect for and knowledge of diverse points of view that include feminist, multicultural, indigenous, and gay and lesbian perspectives.

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Earn your bachelor’s degree in psychology online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. We’re here to help.

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