You want more than just a job—you want a meaningful career. With our online BS in Psychology program, you can gain new perspectives on social awareness and responsibility, civic engagement, cross-cultural competence, and evidence-based decision-making that can help you go further and make a difference in the lives of others.

Why earn your online BS in Psychology from Walden?

  • Save time and money if you plan to pursue your master’s degree. Consider our Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) option.
  • Transfer up to 135 credits, which could reduce the number of credits required to complete your program and tuition cost.
  • Focus your interests and obtain the foundation for a career as a human resources manager, case manager, or mental health counselor, among others*.
  • Our program offers eight concentrations, allowing you to align your online psychology degree program with your career goals.
  • 100% of our BS in Psychology faculty members hold doctoral degrees and have real-world practical experience.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of our BS in Psychology degree program will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design and data analysis and interpretation.
  • Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, a scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a science serving a global society.
  • Apply cultural competencies to effective and sensitive interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and cultural perspectives.

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

Note on Licensure:
The BS in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.

Highlights

Beyond The Classroom

When you pursue your bachelor’s degree at Walden, you can translate your coursework into practice by participating in an optional field experience, service learning project, or study abroad program.

Accelerate into Master's (AIM) Program

The AIM program allows you to complete your master’s program with up to 50% fewer credits, since you begin the coursework while earning your bachelor’s degree.

Undergraduate Pathways

Undergraduate Pathways offers options for increasing your course load to reduce your degree completion time.
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