Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Community Studies / Applied Psychology
University of Maine at Machias

Program Details

The University of Maine at Machias offers an online psychology degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Community Studies with a concentration in Applied Psychology.  Psychology and Community studies is an interdisciplinary program with a curriculum that includes anthropology, psychology, sociology, natural sciences, economics, arts, and humanities.  Students study the human community and learn how to understand, manage, and promote change in their lives, communities, and around the world.  Courses allow students to work with the people and issues that matter to them, including:

  • Food insecurity
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Substance abuse
  • Poverty
  • Environment issues

The Applied Psychology concentration is a traditional focus on psychology, preparing students for professional and graduate education.  Coursework emphasizes service learning and community engagement, allowing you to apply knowledge and theories to real-world applications.


  • A highs school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts 
  • 2.0 GPA or higher

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education