Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers an online psychology degree, the Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  Courses in this flexible program are taught synchronously, asynchronously, and as a combination of the two, depending on the course and the professor.  Regardless of the course type, all students have access to UAB’s learning management system which offers tools to make course experiences more engaging, including virtual classroom lectures, multimedia, chat, and discussion boards.  This online psychology degree features a liberal arts foundation and a variety of experiences to provide an understanding of the basic principles and mechanisms of behavior in psychology.  The curriculum emphasizes the scientific method and research, with students creating new research and also applying research in community and treatment settings.  Students learn to apply psychological principles when solving individual and social problems. 

You can use this degree as preparation for graduate study in psychology or as a foundation for a large variety of careers, including:

  • Counseling
  • Teaching
  • Personnel administration
  • Politics
  • Health professions

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Credentials of home school teacher should be included for home-schooled students

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges