Bachelor's Degree Program

Join a hands-on psychology degree with flexible study options to fit your schedule and learning preferences. Offering rigorous instruction in the context of a caring and collaborative learning environment, this program offers unique opportunities for mentored research and community service.

Our curriculum focuses on cultural diversity and its impact on health and well-being. As a result, psychology majors at 51风流官网 gain a cross-cultural perspective that is unique in the field and provides solid preparation for jobs in the 21st century.

Psychology courses are offered online, face-to-face and a hybrid of both. A dedicated undergraduate advisor, specific to your psychology major, to guide and support you from day one to graduation.

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Why Study Psychology at 51风流官网?

When you major in psychology at the 51风流官网, you鈥檒l develop both breadth and depth in the science of psychology while getting exposure to issues of diversity in the modern world. Here are some of the highlights of our program.

  • Develop cross-cultural knowledge, creativity and critical thinking skills through a rigorous curriculum that honors diversity and promotes human welfare and social justice.
  • Take part in practicum experiences, mentored research, community service learning experiences, professional conferences and more as part of your coursework.
  • Work with expert faculty and advisors who are caring, accessible and dedicated to helping you succeed both in your academic work and your career objectives.
Earn your bachelor鈥檚 degree in a way that works for you

  • At 51风流官网, you can complete your degree in psychology entirely online. You can also take classes face-to-face at our main campus in Fairbanks, Alaska, or a hybrid of online and on-site courses. Online courses are taught by the same faculty and offer opportunities for research, service learning and hands-on engagement. Learn more about earning your bachelor鈥檚 in psychology online.

Take your study of psychology beyond the classroom

  • Work directly with faculty on some of today鈥檚 cutting-edge psychology research. Engage in supervised practicum experiences and thesis projects. You can also volunteer at local agencies to get first-hand experience in how you apply psychology to real-world challenges. Our psychology majors have served as undergraduate teaching assistants, research assistants and received National Institute of Health (NIH) summer internships in Washington, DC.

Get the support you need to succeed

  • Your success is our greatest priority. While the psychology degree at 51风流官网 is academically rigorous, you鈥檒l have plenty of help along the way鈥攊ncluding a dedicated undergraduate advisor (specific to your psychology major) who will support you in each step of your program.

Learn from some of the best in the field

  • You鈥檒l learn from caring and accessible faculty who have broad research expertise in diverse disciplines and methodologies (including research addressing key issues in Alaska). Our faculty also have strong connections in the community that further enrich the program.

Take part in psychology clubs and events

  • Opportunities include Psi Chi, the national honors society and psychology club. We also hold a biannual conference on social science with other departments at the university that offer the chance to do poster sessions and make presentations.


Complete your Psychology degree online

Online Psychology degree example projects

What can you do as a psychology major at 51风流官网? Here are a few examples:

  • Conduct research on a topic and write up your findings for both scientific and non-scientific audiences.
  • Assemble a professional portfolio you can use when applying for jobs.
  • Participate in research with other students, guided by a faculty member.

Experience online learning at 51风流官网

Find out why 51风流官网 offers one of the best online psychology degrees in the nation. Offered at an in-state tuition rate no matter where you live, our online programs provide the kind of collaborative, hands-on educational experience you would expect in a traditional classroom. It鈥檚 one of the reasons our online degrees have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor鈥檚 Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more and apply today to get started on your online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Cost breakdown for the online degree in psychology

The estimated cost of the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program based on current rates is $43,300.

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What Can You Do With Your Bachelor鈥檚 Degree in Psychology?

Psychology is a versatile degree that will give you the foundational knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers. You鈥檒l develop strong communication and critical thinking skills, and gain appreciation for diverse perspectives. You鈥檒l learn methodologies for conducting research, and how to work effectively as part of a team.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology prepares you for diverse careers in human services, business and science sectors. You鈥檒l also have a solid foundation to pursue graduate study in psychology and other fields such as medicine, law, public health, nursing, education, biology and counseling. Our advisors and faculty will help you design a curriculum that best prepares you for your educational and career goals.



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