Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
Why Pursue This Program
The online Psychology, BA program provides students with a solid foundation for understanding psychology.
Students of this program gain:
- A general foundation in the various content areas in the field of Psychology
- Suitable preparation in methodology for students planning to attend graduate school
- A sound basis for enhanced understanding of self and others
- Preparation for careers in human service areas and high school teaching
The Psychology, BA program develops student research skills which allow them to become critical consumers of scientific research in many different disciplines. Examples include physiological, developmental, social, clinical and applied psychology.
Unlike many online undergraduate programs, all students complete and present an independent research project. These skills increase students’ marketability for both employment and future graduate studies.
Careers in psychology can span many different fields including education, business, criminal justice and mental health.
Job options may include:
- Psychiatric Assistant
- Pharmaceutical Sales
- Social Work Assistant
- Vocational Rehabilitation
- Personnel Administration
- Human Resources
- Occupational Training
- Laboratory Assistant
- Daycare Supervisor
- Foster Care
- Enter Law and/or Medical Schools
The University of Nebraska at Kearny offers several psychology degree options including:
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
- Comprehensive Bachelor of Science in Psychology
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.