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Online Psychology Degree Programs

Develop a Foundational Understanding of Human Behavior Online with NEC

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Why Choose NEC to Earn Your
Psychology Degree?

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree:

Earn a degree that suits your needs, with a two-year associate degree program or a four-year bachelor’s degree program available.*

Customizable Programs:

As an NEC psychology student, you’ll have the opportunity to personalize your studies with elective courses in your area of interest.

Faculty with Experience Beyond Academia:

Our psychology faculty are expert educators and scholars. They’ve also worked in clinical practice, counseling, and other fields—experience that they can bring to your classes so you understand how to apply theory in practice.

A Foundation for Many Career Paths:

Build skills in research, writing, scientific inquiry, cross-cultural communication, and much more.

Designed for Working Adults:

Our convenient online learning environment makes college education more manageable—even with your busy work and family life. Our small classes make online learning an engaging experience.
*Assumes full-time course load of 30 credits per year. Actual time to completion may vary depending on schedule and transfer credit.

Psychology Overview

Learn essential skills for exploring human behavior and thought through systematic investigation and research in our online undergraduate psychology programs for working adults. The knowledge these programs offer can equip you for graduate-level education or for career paths in marketing, education, business, social services, and much more.

What You Will Learn

Our undergraduate programs in psychology are designed to produce graduates who can:

Courses and Curriculum

Associate of Arts in Psychology
In the online AA degree program, you can develop critical inquiry and research skills applicable to a range of career paths while also exploring fundamental concepts in psychology. To graduate, you will complete 60 credits: 32 credits in psychology and 28 in general education and elective courses.
AA Core Psychology Courses:
PS 1000 - Exploring the Mechanisms of Prejudice, Discrimination, and Social Justice
PS 1110 - Introduction to Psychology
PS 2050 - Social Psychology
PS 2115 - Writing and Research in the Social Sciences
PS 2310 - Statistics for the Social Sciences
PS 3210 - Abnormal Psychology
2000+ Level Psychology Elective
B.A. Core Psychology Courses:
Set the stage for graduate-level study in psychology while also establishing a versatile skill set for a number of career opportunities immediately after graduation. To complete your BA in psychology, you will take a total of 120 credits of coursework: 48 in the psychology core, 40 general education credits, and 32 credits of elective courses.
BA Core Psychology Courses:
PS 1000 - Exploring the Mechanisms of Prejudice, Discrimination, and Social Justice
PS 1110 - Introduction to Psychology
PS 2115 - Writing and Research in the Social Sciences
PS 2310 - Statistics for the Social Sciences
PS 4000 - Issues in Professional Practice: Psychology
PS 4220 - Research Methods
You will choose an additional six courses of psychology electives to fulfill the core credit requirements.

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Take the Next Step Toward Your Degree

Contact New England College today to learn more about our online AA and BA programs in psychology!