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PSYCHOLOGY

At Point University, our online psychology program provides foundational knowledge of human behavior, sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. A degree in psychology is versatile and can serve as a great foundation for many careers.

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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Do you enjoy working with people? If so, earning a degree in psychology may be right for you.

Our online Associate of Arts in Psychology degree equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with a foundational knowledge of psychology and sociology. Our online psychology courses can help prepare you for entry-level positions in helping professions. You may also continue your studies to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, or Human Relations.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Articulate and apply scientific concepts, mathematical concepts, principles and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems.

2. Compare the theories and techniques employed in psychology, sociology, and counseling.

3. Demonstrate an integration of personal strengths and the application of professional standards and principles for helpers.

Curriculum

The online associate in psychology program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in human behavior, sociology and research. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Life, Work, & Ethics of the Helping Professions
  • Personality Theory
  • Educational Psychology

 

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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in psychology at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online psychology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in psychology degree in two years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in psychology online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online associate degree in psychology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

 

  • Healthcare Specialist
  • Career Counselor
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Market Researcher

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the psychology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.

SMALL CLASS SIZE

Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY

At Point University, our online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree provides an undergraduate knowledge base and foundational skills for careers in academia, research, and various helping professions, including behavioral health agencies, education, human resources, Christian family counseling, law enforcement, and social services.

Our online psychology courses are designed to help you develop your knowledge of human behavior along with sociology, research, statistics, and writing skills. It can also help prepare you for graduate studies in psychology and related fields. Coursework aligns with the content areas of the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) developed by the National Board for Certified Counselors.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy patterns in the life, work, and ethics of professional helpers.

2. Employ effective listening and other basic counseling skills utilized in helping relationships.

3. Analyze and utilize scholarly research to explore contemporary issues in psychology, sociology, and related fields.

Curriculum
The online bachelor in psychology program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in the major aspects of psychology including counseling, human behavior, research and sociology. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Group Dynamics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Biblical Resources for Counseling
  • Personality Theory

 

View Complete List of Courses
Program Length
As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in psychology at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online psychology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in psychology degree in four years.
Program Cost
All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in psychology online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities
Point’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

 

  • Christian Counselor
  • Higher Education Employee
  • Case Manager
  • Career Counselor

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the psychology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.

SMALL CLASS SIZE

Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

I’m entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have created a model that works and challenges.”

– Terri B. LaGrange, online student