Earn Your Online B.A. in Psychology
Serve Your Community in a Dynamic Field
Believe in the Greater You
Discover a holistic approach to treating the mind, body and spirit with the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Notre Dame College Online. Created for individuals who share a passion for helping others, this online program will provide you with the essential real-world skills and intellectual curiosity necessary for a lasting career in a growing field.
As you explore the curriculum in our interactive online classroom, you will receive support from our faculty of expert educators who are dedicated to your academic and professional success. Upon completion of the program, you will be fully prepared to apply your interest in helping others to a rewarding career in the field of psychology.
Discover the science of human behavior and begin your career with the online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology offered by Notre Dame College Online
Designed for flexibility, our online programs make it easier to balance your life and work commitments while taking classes. We also offer a generous transfer credit policy so that eligible students can finish faster.
Transfer Up to 90 Credits
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Develop the Skills You Need to Succeed
The online B.A. in Psychology from Notre Dame College emphasizes healthy skepticism and intellectual curiosity along with a comprehensive understanding of both the psychology field and psychological treatment.In this program, you learn from a faculty of expert educators who have years of experience within the field.
Your course of study will include classes from each of the below tracks:
- Clinical and Counseling Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Psychology as a Science
- Applied Psychology
Courses you may take in this program include:
This course introduces the study of the psychological differences and similarities between women and men. Students examine gender-related beliefs, stereotypes and behavior. In addition, they study the evidence for male-female similarities and differences and develop an understanding of the mutual links between gender roles and the structure of relationships. Students demonstrate skills through personal reflection and critical reading and writing.
The goal of this course is to introduce students to adult development and aging. The course emphasizes the many issues facing the adult as he or she ages, with an emphasis on aspects related to preparing young adults for successful aging. Topics covered include age-related physical changes, changes in mental health, cognitive changes with advanced age, changes in personality and ways to deal with approaching death. Questions addressed include: Is age-related decline in functioning inevitable? Are there things we can do to prevent some of the negative aspects of the aging process? How is the concept of aging different among different cultures?
This course provides the student with an in-depth look at how the sensory systems (visual and auditory systems) and the brain transform physical stimuli into mental representations. The course will follow the physical stimulus of light or sound from the external world through the sensory organ and into the areas of the brain designed to process the information. Individual differences in perceptual processes are emphasized. A major component of the course is an analysis of a specific area of sensation and perception through a literature review and the writing of an APA-style literature review.
This course is an introduction to the psychological study of people and their behavior in sport environments. Emphasis is placed on the mental skills associated with high-level performance in sport, as well as in other areas of life. The course addresses the question of how sports participation can contribute to a person’s overall psychological health and well-being.
The Right Support for Your Journey
Notre Dame College Online offers dedicated support for every step of your education. Our enrollment team makes it easier to continue your academic journey, and our advisors and exceptional faculty provide expert guidance to help you thrive when classes begin. With our career services center’s résumé and interview assistance, you can stand out for the job you want after graduation.Request Info
Make a Significant Difference Throughout Your Career
Psychology is a versatile area of study that can prepare you for a range of careers. A bachelor’s degree is often enough to begin work in the helping professions. This credential can also provide skills that make graduates competitive in the workforce for other fields, such as business or education. It can also be a stepping stone to further academic study. Whatever your passion, this credential will move you forward.
Positions obtainable with a bachelor’s degree in psychology include:
- Substance Abuse or Mental Health Counselor $47,6601
- Behavioral Disorder Counselor $47,6601
- Social and Human Services Assistant $35,9602
- School and Career Counselors and Advisor $58,1203
- Social and Community Service Manager $69,6004
- Probation Officer $55,6905
Flexible Without Sacrificing Quality
When it comes to flexibility and quality, Notre Dame College raises the bar. Our online programs let you attend classes where you want, gaining practical experience in a highly convenient format. As a result, you can meet your personal commitments while building professional qualifications. Our online programs also offer the same academic excellence and access to exceptional faculty as our on-campus options.
Sources and Disclaimer:
- “Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder and Mental Health Counselors,” Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
- “Community and Social Service Assistants,” Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
- “School and Career Counselors and Advisors,” Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
- “Social and Community Service Managers,” Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
- “Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists,” Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
*American Council on Education (ACE)