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Earn Your Bachelor’s in Psychology | 100% Online or Hybrid

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology integrates a rigorous investigation of the foremost topics, major concepts, and core theoretical perspectives within the discipline of psychology along with the essential tenets of liberal arts education, including: effective oral and written communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving strategies, techniques to ensure information literacy, methods for quantitative fluency, and an appreciation of lifelong learning.

Program Overview

100% Online or Hybrid

120 Credits

Graduate in 4 Years or Less

Transfer Credit Friendly

Financial Aid Available

No SAT or ACT Required

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Earn a Degree Around Your Schedule

With our nationally acclaimed bachelor’s program, you don’t have to halt your career or disrupt your life to earn a quality undergraduate degree.


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Easily Continue and Complete Your Education

We grant up to 93 units for previous education, military, or work experience. Test for credit, use your ADT from a California Community College, or apply for credit from work experience and certifications.

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Join the Top University for Adult Students

Our flexible and skills-based programs have helped Golden Gate University consistently rank as the top place for adult learners among 4-year universities.

Build a Foundation for
Your Career

Earning your Bachelor’s in Psychology gives you endless career opportunities, as the skills you gain throughout this program are valued across all industries. A bachelor’s degree in psychology can also be the first step toward earning a graduate degree in areas such as psychology, counseling, law, healthcare, education, speech language pathology, public administration, and more.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing graduate-level education or you’re simply looking for a well-rounded degree that you can apply in any role, a Bachelor’s in Psychology can give you a foundation for career success.

Potential career paths for graduates include:

  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Psychology Research Coordinator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Journalist
  • UX Designer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
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Why Choose GGU?

Industry-Experienced Faculty

At GGU, 80% of our faculty are scholar practitioners who currently work in the fields they teach. You’ll learn directly from experts who can share valuable insights into what today’s employers are looking for.

Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of 17 students, you’ll get a more personalized experience at GGU. Here, you’ll be able to collaborate with classmates and form lasting connections with your professors.

Flexible Lifestyle

We offer online and hybrid degree programs that are designed for busy adults. With 3 start terms per year and convenient 15-week courses, you’ll be able to manage your schedule the way you want while you balance school with work, family, and life.

World-Class Education

We’re committed to providing adult learners with the best education available. Our programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and GGU is consistently ranked as a top university for working professionals.

About Golden Gate University

At GGU, our mission is to help you build a brighter foundation for your future through higher education. As one of California’s oldest private and nonprofit universities, Golden Gate University has been focused on providing practical, career-focused degrees to working adults since 1901.

Over the past 25+ years, we’ve evolved to meet the needs of nontraditional students by offering flexible online and hybrid programs in the growing fields of business, finance, law, technology, taxation, and accounting.

Our location in the heart of San Francisco’s high-tech and financial district provides you with access to some of the world’s biggest companies — even as an online or hybrid student. Whether you’re ready to finish your degree, make a career change, qualify for a new job, or simply set yourself up for future success, Golden Gate University is here to help you make your goals a reality.

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