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Online B.A. in Psychology

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2–4 years

Generous transfer credit policy

Total Credits: 120–121

Class Length: 7 weeks

Start Dates: Multiple per year

Prepare for a variety of human service roles with an online psychology degree.

Are you ready to make a difference in the field of psychology or human services? Gain a psychology foundation and hands-on skills with the 100% online bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rivier University. 

This online degree program provides students with a broad background in psychology that’s beneficial in almost any profession, and for students interested in pursuing graduate work in psychology after the program’s completion. You’ll learn from respected faculty with professional credentials throughout the region and be prepared to make an impact on your community upon graduation.

Accreditations and Awards

Rivier University is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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3% Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for psychology professionals is projected to match average growth for all U.S. occupations by 2029.

$61,175 Median Salary

The median annual salary of professionals in this field in May 2019.1 Job titles for this industry include youth rehabilitation counselors and career counselors.

The Rivier Advantage


Earn a competitive degree at a competitive price.


Small class sizes and real-world experience provide students the skills they need for success.


Start when you want with rolling admission and terms beginning every seven weeks.


Obtain a quality education from a university with more than 80 years of experience educating students.

Strategic Partners Program

With Rivier’s Strategic Partners Program, we can provide innovative and relevant degree programs for professionals to advance their knowledge and careers. And as a bonus, employees of Rivier’s partners are eligible for tuition discounts.

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About Rivier University

Rivier University is a Catholic institution that welcomes students from all backgrounds and provides a transformative and supportive educational experience. Throughout our history, we have been dedicated to providing a learning environment that educates the whole person — mind, body, and spirit. Our graduates excel professionally, academically, and in service to their communities.


  1. Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology Degree. (2020). Retrieved September 22, 2020, from PayScale website: