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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Program Details

Rivier University offers an online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, which will help students fully understand and explore the science of human behavior. They'll develop strong analytical skills, become effective communicators, and learn to solve problems creatively. A bachelor's in psychology prepares students to succeed in a number of different career fields immediately after graduation or to pursue graduate study.

This degree combines the quality of an established academic program with the flexibility of online learning. Faculty serve as mentors, helping students choose the career path that suits them best. Students can choose courses that fit their interests to personalize their degree program. With offerings such as Forensic Psychology, Personality Theory, Child Psychology, Drugs and Behavior, Human Sexuality, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Neuroscience, Counseling Theory and Practice and others, students can focus their studies in ways that fit their personal and professional goals.

Some job titles and employers of Rivier psychology graduates include: Assistant Program Director at Greater Lynn Mental Health, Residential Instructor at Easter Seals, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at Wagner Rehab, Residential Specialist at Manchester Mental Health, and Juvenile Case Worker at Youth Education Employment Services.


Minimum 2.0 GPA. All official transcripts.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education