Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Maryland Global Campus

Program Details

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology, an online psychology degree program.  This program is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the major theoretical schools of psychology and research findings.  Coursework covers the application of psychological concepts and principles to individual cognitive and emotional functioning, the workplace, and interpersonal relationships, and emphasizes the application of biological, social, and professional principles and concepts in response to psychological needs.  You will explore the human mind and improve your skills in critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, technology, and the scientific approach to problem solving using current and emerging trends in the field.  In addition to being able to apply knowledge of human behavior to enhance personal growth and interaction with others, this online bachelor’s in psychology also helps students value diversity and different perspectives, tolerate ambiguity, and act ethically when communicating with various populations. 

Career opportunities with this degree include the following fields:

  • Mental health or medical facility
  • Program management
  • Customer relations
  • Human resources
  • Advertising
  • Research

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Maryland Global Campus is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score