Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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Begin your journey and start leading the pack.

  • Gain real-world experience
  • Generous transfer policy
  • Multiple start dates
  • Regionally competitive tuition

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Summer B – MOD 6
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Build a Solid Foundation for Your Career in Psychology

As the field of psychology expands with new advancements in medicine and counseling techniques, the need for industry professionals is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 260,000 mental health counseling jobs will be created by 2026. Fill the growing gap of psychology professionals and prepare for a rewarding career with Alvernia University’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree.

Created for working individuals, this program offers a fully online curriculum with the opportunity to complete a practicum at the facility of your choice. You’ll gain hands-on experience as you work closely with industry professionals and receive personal attention from expert educators with experience in the field. When you complete the program, you’ll be proficient in psychology essentials, including human development, psychopathology, ethics, professional research methods and more.

Earn the credential to serve your community as a trusted mental health professional. With the online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program from Alvernia, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers in diverse fields, including business, criminal justice, healthcare, education and more.

  • Gain Real-World Experience

    The program offers exclusive practicum opportunities, so you can gain the hands-on field experience employers are looking for.

  • Generous Transfer Policy

    Finish your degree faster by applying up to 75 previously earned credits to your online program.

  • Affordable Tuition

    Receive a quality educational experience with some of the region’s lowest tuition rates.

Advance Your Career

Alvernia University’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program will provide you with the communication skills and problem-solving experience necessary for a successful career in the psychology field. When you graduate, you’ll have the credential needed to pursue a career in counseling, human services and more.


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Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree is offered with the regionally competitive tuition rate of $535 per credit, plus a $50 fee per credit hour applied for each course. Requiring the completion of 123 credits, this program costs $71,955 total. When transferring the maximum number of credits allowed, you can finish your degree for $28,080 total.*

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment counselor for a personalized estimate of time to completion.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Alvernia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). For information about Alvernia’s accreditation, write to MSCHE, 3624 Market St., Second Floor West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, or call (267) 284-5000.

About Alvernia

Alvernia University has a long-standing commitment to help students develop their innate talents, discover their passions and lead successful lives with deep meaning and purpose.

Through real-world experiences, students graduate prepared for success in the workplace, which is why Alvernia has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North. Schools are ranked by comparing educational outcomes, peer assessments, student excellence, faculty resources and alumni giving among more than 1,500 colleges in the region.

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