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Earn Your BA in Psychology Online

The inner workings of the human mind have long fascinated both ordinary individuals and scholars. More recently, mental health and well-being have taken on greater significance for society. By earning your bachelor’s degree in psychology online from American Public University (APU), you have the opportunity to engage in a meaningful exploration of the mind to advance your understanding of human behavior and cognition.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.


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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible for our Military Tuition Grant that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

A Strong Foundation

The curriculum covers complex and essential topics of the discipline: developmental, organizational, and abnormal psychology; personality; learning and cognition; and perception.

Real-World Application

Your studies are complemented by class exercises based on real-world application of concepts. Unique coursework options are extensive, including addiction psychology, combat psychology, the psychology of disaster, sports psychology, and the psychology of terrorism.

Expert Insight

Faculty bring their perspective and expertise from private practice, clinical settings, and consultative work to enrich your learning.

Is This For You?

This BA in Psychology has professional application for business, nonprofit, law enforcement, healthcare, research, and child and family services. The degree may also be preparation for graduate study. However, the program does not provide licensure to engage in clinical practice, preparation for licensure, or professional certification.

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