College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Psychology

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College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Psychology


  • Associate of Arts
  • Adult Undergraduate

60 credits

required for program

Available online

Cost

$440 per credit

Timeframe

28-32 months

60 credits

60 credits

required for program

Available online

Cost

$440 per credit

Timeframe

28-32 months

The Associate of Arts in Psychology degree offers foundational coursework in general education and Psychology designed with a Christian worldview.

Our online associate degree in psychology may be the right fit if you...

  • Enjoy working with and helping people
  • Ready to take the first step towards a college degree
  • Desire to transfer coursework that you have already completed
  • Value faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Appreciate an online format that fits your busy life
  • Crave an interactive and supportive online community

Why pursue an associate degree in psychology at Northwestern?

Our online Associate of Arts in Psychology is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable.

Discover an online psychology degree that provides a solid foundation across subjects and explores theoretical and applied understanding of psychological principles to prepare you for further study in psychology or entry-level positions in the helping profession. Coursework includes requirements in the following subject areas:

  • Biblical Thinking & Living (6-8 credits)
  • Creative Expression (3-4 credits)
  • Critical Thinking & Information Literacy (2 credits)
  • Cultural & Global Engagement (4 credits)
  • Effective Communication (7 credits)
  • Leadership & Professionalism (2 credits)
  • Scientific & Quantitative Literacy (8 credits)
  • Psychology Specialization (16 credits)
  • Electives (9-12 credits)

Experience it all within a supportive Christian community to encourage you as you live out your calling.

Program Features
  • Foundational degree that blends coursework from diverse disciplines and psychology
  • Expert faculty who are active in their fields 
  • Customizable program with elective course selections
  • Faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Courses optimized for quality and user experience

If you are ready to take the first step towards a college degree, looking to complete credits in general education plus a focus on Psychology, and want to learn in a Christian environment, this might be the right degree for you.

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$440

per credit

100%

online

Meets

general education requirements for Northwestern’s bachelor’s degrees

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions about earning an online Associate of Arts in Psychology? Check out a few of our most frequently asked questions!

What will I learn?

You will learn to analyze, think critically, develop effective written and verbal communication skills, and understand psychological principles.

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