Bachelor of Science in Psychology

An online bachelor’s degree in Psychology will provide insights you can use to start or advance a career in any profession where understanding human behavior is an asset.

From treating depression to predicting the buying habits of consumers, psychology has many applications. Our Psychology bachelor’s program offers a look at those applications, the theories behind them, and where psychological study may lead next. Take your career further by understanding human thought and behavior.

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Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

$79,000
Median annual pay for psychologists

Program Length

As few as 1.3 years depending on transferred credits 

Format

  • Online

Tuition per Credit

$450

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Students looking to gain an understanding of human thought and behavior and move into one of the many psychology-related fields
  • Students who want to move toward earning a master's or doctorate in psychology or counseling
  • Anyone interested in the workings of the human mind

Career Paths

  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Case Manager
  • Psychometrist
  • Career Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Marketing Executive
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Lab Assistant

What You’ll Learn

Through our Psychology program, you’ll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of human thought and behavior and learn how different fields apply psychological research to address real-world problems. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings of psychology.
  • Apply scientific reasoning and problem-solving skills, including following effective research methods.
  • Demonstrate ethically and socially responsible behaviors in a landscape that involves increasing diversity.
  • Demonstrate competence in writing and in oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Apply psychology-specific content and skills, effective self-reflection, project-management skills, teamwork skills, and career preparation.

Program Details

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!
  • Online
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  • Tuition: $450 per credit
  • Application fee: $30
  • Technology fee: $43 per credit

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

We welcome transfer students from regionally accredited community and junior colleges and four-year colleges and universities. If you’ve ever been enrolled in any such institution, you are a transfer student. The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the undergraduate program:

  • A non-refundable $30 application fee
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) from every college previously attended.
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]

Prospective students with at least 24 transferable credits must have a cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher. If you have fewer than 24 transfer hours to evaluate, we also require the following to determine your opportunity for success:

  • Academic transcript(s) from high school or GED transcript (if applicable) and any college(s) concurrently attended during high school.
  • An official score report from the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) examination (if you are under 21).

Admissions and a free preliminary transfer credit review can be completed with unofficial transcripts from any previous colleges or universities you attended. Official, final transcripts must be submitted prior to enrolling in classes. 

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