Bachelor of Arts

Psychology

Online
Classes Start January 9 and March 5. Reserve your seat today!
Classes Start Six Times Per Year For Ultimate Flexibility

Goals and Course Topics

Make a Career of Helping Others

Many behavioral health careers require graduate education for licensure and advancement. After completing this bachelor of psychology online program, you will be prepared for admission into a variety of graduate programs and have practical skills you can apply immediately in many occupations.

Your Bachelor of Psychology Online Program

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The Tiffin University bachelor of psychology online program provides instruction and experience in a broad range of concepts, issues and theories. It will increase your sensitivity to, and understanding of, biological, social, emotional and cognitive processes underlying human thoughts and actions.

Practical Education

According to the American Psychological Association, psychology is a varied field. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for admission into graduate psychology, counseling, clinical and/or psychotherapy programs.

This major, part of the School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, provides a generalist orientation to psychology. A degree is the basis for non-practitioner career courses that lay the foundation for research and graduate studies. This bachelor’s degree in psychology does not lead to licensure of any kind.

Format

Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

Who Is This Bachelor of Psychology Online Program For?

Sometimes, your passion is your purpose. Grow your purpose into a career with a bachelor of psychology online from Tiffin University. A solid foundation for research and graduate studies, the program’s classes range from theories of personality to abnormal behavior, and from research design to lifespan development.

COMPLETION TIME

The time to complete one’s degree is dependent on the number of hours transferring in. Tiffin University strives to transfer in as much transfer credit for students as possible. With this said, in order for credit to transfer, one must have earned a “C” or better in the course.

Do You Have an Associate Degree?

If you already have an associate degree, learn about our online bachelor’s degree completion program.

BA Psychology FAQ

What is psychology?

According to the American Psychology Association, psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology is a varied discipline and includes many sub-categories of study including human development, health, sports, clinical, cognitive processes and social behavior.

What is a bachelor’s in psychology?

A bachelor’s in psychology provides instruction and experience in a broad range of concepts, issues and theories, and will increase your sensitivity to and understanding of biological, social, emotional and cognitive processes underlying human thoughts and actions. This degree provides a generalist orientation to psychology and does not lead to licensure.

What can I do with a degree in psychology?

With a degree in psychology, you will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities, including chemical dependency counseling, case worker, job and family services, child development, criminal justice and business fields, mental health positions, social services and more.

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At a Glance

  • Regional accreditations
  • No application fees
  • Flexible start dates
  • Accepts transfer credits
  • Can be used as a pathway to becoming a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) III 
  • If you already have an associate degree, learn about our online bachelor’s degree completion program.

Professional Fields

  • Chemical dependency counseling
  • Case Worker/Case management
  • Child protective services worker
  • Job and family services
  • Child development
  • Criminal justice and business fields
  • Graduate school
  • Group home management
  • Mental health and addictions field
  • Social services
  • Therapeutic and administrative

SAMPLE COURSES

Introduction to Professional Practices (PSY201)

Majors in human services and psychology learn the career opportunities, problems, methods, and thinking styles of professionals in their fields. Students participate in classroom debates on topics of current concern in modern psychology and human services, practice the writing style of the American Psychological Association, and acquire effective methods for developing a professional résumé. Guest speakers, field trips, and other out-of-class experiences expand students’ understanding of the diversity and challenges of modern behavioral science and practice. This is a writing intensive course.

Theories of Personality (PSY263)

An overview of historical and current theories regarding personality formation and development, and methods of measuring personality characteristics. Psychodynamic, humanistic, behaviorist, trait, and cognitive approaches are discussed.

Find out what it takes to earn your

Bachelor of Psychology Online