The human mind is one of the most mysterious and exciting subjects of study in the world. From understanding complex social challenges and mental disorders to protecting vulnerable individuals and educating others, there are so many personal and professional pathways you can explore with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Waldorf University.

We offer Psychology majors several concentrations within the psychology field to help them create custom programs to achieve their career goals. And with fully online psychology courses, you’ll earn your degree without sacrificing time with your family or at work.

Why Earn Your Psychology Degree at Waldorf?

We’ve created a comprehensive online curriculum to help Psychology majors develop skills that translate to nearly every major industry. As you complete your BA in Psychology at Waldorf, you’ll strengthen your critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and interpersonal skills—as well as ethical values aimed at uncovering the deeper roots of social and mental challenges.

Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Program

Whether you want to take courses from the comfort of your couch or sitting in your favorite coffee shop, Waldorf’s fully online psychology degree lets you learn on your terms.

We use the latest interactive technology and course delivery systems in our psychology degree courses so that you receive the same quality education as if you were right there in the classroom.

Supportive Psychology Faculty and Staff

Thanks to small class sizes, you’ll have many opportunities to speak one-on-one with our highly respected faculty mentors and learn from their decades of experience as practitioners and educators. They prioritize the academic and professional success of each Psychology major.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Curriculum Overview

As a Psychology major, you’ll immerse yourself in the study of important topics, such as human development, health psychology, social psychology, and so much more. Create the course of study that will prepare you for graduate school or your dream career in the human services field with our unique concentrations, which include:

This program is available online only.

Available Concentrations

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Required--Group A 30
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
PSY 3450 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 3140 Social Psychology 3
PSY 3019 History and Systems of Psychology 3
PSY 3150 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 3350 Theories of Personality 3
PSY 3460 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSY 4021 Physiological Psychology 3
PSY 4501 Research Methods 3
PSY 4995 Senior Capstone 3
Professional Electives - Group B* 15
PSY 3100 APA for Academic Writing 1
PSY 4030 Sensation and Perception 3
PSY 3500 Judgment and Decision Making 3
PSY 4510 Attitudes and Persuasion 3
PSY 4515 Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination 3
PSY 3380 Psychology of Adjustment 3
PSY 3480 Principles of Learning 3
PSY 4560 Psychological Assessment 3
PSY 3220 Health Psychology 3
PSY 3490 Industrial Organizational Psychology 3
PSY 3205 Psychology of Gender 3
PSY 3210 Close Relationships 3
Remaining Electives - Group C** 15
Grand Total: 120

*Select 15 credits from the list provided or any qualified transfer credit in Psychology

**For the remaining elective credits, any Waldorf Courses (including those not selected in Group B) may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives, provided that they are not used to satisfy other program requirements. A concentration is recommended and the concentration options listed above may also be used toward elective credits.


Programs Related to the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

If you have a significant amount of completed post-secondary coursework or specialized training that you would like to transfer, consider the BAS Psychology program.