Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

The bachelor's degree in psychology is a four-year undergraduate program offered at most four-year colleges and universities. Most schools that offer bachelor's degrees in psychology will allow students to choose between a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS) in psychology. While both programs are similar, there are a few notable differences between the two. The BA in psychology usually focuses more on liberal arts general education, where the BS in psychology offer students a more science oriented curriculum. A bachelor's degree in psychology provides a solid foundation for pursuing graduate studies in psychology down the road. A bachelor degree in psychology will also prepare students for entry-level career opportunities (but not as a psychologist).

A bachelor's degree in engineering, nursing, or criminal justice will prepare students for entry-level career opportunity within each respective career field. However, a bachelor's degree in psychology typically is not sufficient to qualify for entry-level career opportunities in psychology. If you want to becoming a psychologists you'll need to complete a bachelor's degree as well as a master's or doctorate degree in psychology. A master's degree in psychology will prepare you for professional career opportunities in business and industry. However, if you want to practice psychology as clinical, counseling or education psychologist, most states now require that canddidate for licensure obtain a doctorate degree in psychology before applying.

Below we've compiled a comprehensive list of the 1390 higher education institutions offering accredited bachelor's degree programs in psychology. The directly below includes both online and campus based psychology programs.

American Public University System
Charles Town, WV
Ashford University
Clinton, IA
Barclay College
Haviland, KS
Bellevue University
Bellevue, NE
Bethany University
Scotts Valley, CA
Brandman University
Orange, CA
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA
Central Methodist University
Fayette, MO
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Honolulu, HI
City University of Seattle
Bellevue, WA
Columbia College
Columbia, MO
Columbia Southern University
Orange Beach, AL
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, TX
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR
El Camino College-Compton Center
Compton, CA
Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, NC
Florida Tech University
Melbourne, FL
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA
Hodges University
Naples, FL
Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, IN
Lander University
Greenwood, SC
Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
Linfield College
McMinnville, OR
Lynn University
Boca Raton, FL
Madonna University
Livonia, MI
Mercy College
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, MN
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Midway College
Midway, KY
National University
La Jolla, CA
Neumann University
Aston, PA
Northcentral University
Prescott Valley, AZ
Northwest Christian University
Eugene, OR
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bartlesville, OK
Ottawa University
Brookfield, WI / Ottawa, KS
Park University
Parkville, MO
Peru State College
Peru, NE
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH
Prescott College
Prescott, AZ
Regent University
Virginia Beach, VA
Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA
Rocky Mountain College
Billings, MT
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey-Newark
Newark, NJ
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, IN
South University
Columbia, SC / Montgomery, AL
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, NH
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Waxahachie, TX
Texas State University-San Marcos
San Marcos, TX
Union Institute & University
Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
University of Great Falls
Great Falls, MT
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX
University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell, MA
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
University of Minnesota-Duluth
Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota-Morris
Morris, MN
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Victory University
Memphis, TN
Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM

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