An online Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology is one of Southern New Hampshire University’s most popular offerings. Beloved for its adaptability, this degree can prepare you for a wide range of careers in industries like market research, human resources and public relations. It can also serve as a springboard if you’d prefer to pursue graduate-level, psychology-specific roles.

Every course in the program is thoughtfully aligned with the latest American Psychological Association Guidelines to deepen your understanding of social justice, emotional intelligence and ethics, in addition to strengthening your communication and critical thinking skills.

Delve Into Career-Focused Classes

Courses like these will help you develop the real-world knowledge employers are looking for and allow you to earn a Data Literacy in Psychology Certificate at no additional cost.

  • Introduction to Psychology

  • Abnormal Psychology

  • Theories of Personality

  • Research Methods

  • Psychology and Social Change

  • Forensic Psychology

Specialize Your Knowledge

Once you enroll, you’ll have the option to focus on a general psychology track or gain a competitive edge with one of five concentrations:

  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

  • Addictions

  • Child and Adolescent Development

  • Forensic Psychology

  • Mental Health

Financial aid

Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.


Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 3,000 on-campus students and over 135,000 online students, making us one of the fastest-growing universities in the country. Founded in 1932, we’ve been relentlessly reinventing higher education ever since and have gained national recognition for our dedication to helping students transform their lives and the lives of those around them.

We’re proud to provide affordable, accessible education that students can pursue on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH, over our innovative online platform or at our regional centers in Manchester, Nashua, Portsmouth and Salem, NH, and Brunswick, ME.

SNHU has earned the GetEducated.com Best Buy and Best of Business – Best Online Degree awards and is consistently ranked as a top Military Friendly® School by G.I Jobs®.

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