Associate of Arts in Psychology
Northern Vermont University

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in Psychology is an online psychology degree program that explores the theories concerning human behavior, development, thought, emotion, learning, intelligence, personality, group dynamics, and abnormal behavior.  The curriculum is comprehensive and thorough, preparing students to explore complex personal and societal issues.  This program provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to work in laboratory and non-laboratory settings, use their research to improve lives, and help individuals and groups overcome challenges and improve performance.  You will learn the fundamentals of psychology while gaining skills in critical thinking.  Students learn to analyze and integrate information from other disciplines to psychology and become prepared for careers in psychology, human services, or any field where an understanding of human behavior is beneficial. 

A broad selection of electives is available so students can explore possible careers, such as working with:

  • Children and families
  • Chronically mentally ill
  • Addictions
  • Forensic psychology
  • Art therapy
  • Organizational psychology

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Vermont University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

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

Restricted States