Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Alvernia University

Program Details

Students in the online bachelor’s in Psychology program from Alvernia University will gain a strong foundation in the field, along with skills that can be applied to a broad range of careers. Courses examine human thought processes and behaviors while practicing communication and critical thinking skills.

The curriculum touches on scientific research, mental illness, treatment options, and changes throughout the lifespan. Students will learn how to be effective in professional settings and adhere to formal regulations regarding ethics. Practicum courses allow students to experience working in areas of interest.

Elective topics available within this major include:

  • Multicultural issues in psychology
  • Crisis management in the mental health field
  • Industrial and organizational psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Forensic psychology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Alvernia University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score