College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning


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College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate

34 credits

required for program

Available online

Minor Available


$440 per credit


22–26 months

34 credits

34 credits

required for program

Available online

Minor Available


$440 per credit


22–26 months

Discover a flexible, online psychology degree that is designed for you to examine the human mind. From a Christian perspective, you will be equipped with the tools and practices to help improve others’ mental health.

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

  • Care deeply about people
  • Desire to gain an in-depth understanding of human behavior
  • Want to build a foundation for a career in a variety of industries
  • Value faith-infused curriculum that enables you to apply psychological principles from a Christian perspective
  • Appreciate an online psychology format that fits your busy life
  • Crave an interactive and supportive virtual community

Why study psychology at Northwestern?

Our bachelor’s in psychology is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable. Discover a practical online psychology degree that provides a theoretical and applied understanding of psychological principles to prepare you for graduate study in psychology or entry-level positions in the helping profession. And, experience it all within a supportive Christian community to encourage you as you live out your calling.

Program Features

  • Practical degree that examines the science of human behavior and mental processes
  • Expert faculty who are active practicing clinicians in their fields
  • Customizable psychology degree with two unique concentrations
  • Faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Courses optimized for quality and user experience

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34 credit



per credit

2 unique

concentrations in Health Psychology or Marriage and Family


career outlook for psychology students

Psychology Program Handout

Find out more about the Adult Undergraduate Psychology Program

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Leverage your psychology degree in the marketplace by pinpointing your area of study. Customize your program by selecting one of two concentrations:

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions about earning a psychology degree? Check out a few of our most frequently asked questions!

Career Opportunities

A bachelor’s in psychology provides you with a foundation for success in the real world. At UNW, earning a psychology degree online will prepare you for careers in human services, business, and health services.

What types of work are related to this degree?

What types of work are related to a psychology degree?

  • Case managers
  • Psychologists
  • Criminal investigators
  • Mental health counselors
  • Home care aids
  • Psychiatric technicians
  • Social services aids
  • Social workers
  • Psychiatric aides
  • Career counselors
  • Substance abuse counselors

Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training.

What will I learn?

As you pursue a psychology degree online at UNW, you will learn to analyze, communicate effectively, solve problems, and counsel patients. Dive into this skills-based major that will prepare you to be a successful professional in a variety of fields or to continue onto graduate-level programs in psychology, education, law, business, or medicine.

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