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Bachelor of Science

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Total Credit Hours: 121-122
Time to Completion: 12-24 months*
Tuition: $386 per credit hour**

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Online Psychology Degree

Bachelor of Science

Though the healthcare field is traditionally focused on healing sickness and injuries, making sure that people are mentally healthy is essential as well. Mental health professionals do important work – not only helping their patients lead better and happier lives, but also providing valuable insights about how our society can function at its best. With many online psychology programs to choose from, learn more about why a degree from Husson may be your key to success!

Prepare for a career in psychology 

  • Flexible psychology classes online with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Accredited by NECHE
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Prepare for the MHRT/C Certification

Our fully online bachelor’s degree in psychology can train you for a career or further graduate study. You'll learn about the human mind, how it processes emotions and thoughts, and how to keep it healthy, all from the convenience of your computer. You’ll be able to tailor your study to your interests and choose to focus on one of the many sub-fields of psychology. That way, you'll delve deeper into the topics that interest you, and better prepare yourself for work in the field of your choosing. If you're interested in helping people right away, you can also earn the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician / Community (MHRT/C) Certification in Maine. In just a short time, you'll be able to serve your community, helping to improve mental health and wellness.

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **All rates subject to change

Why Husson Online

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Career Outlook

Job Growth. With so many career pathways open to those with an online psychology degree, job growth is dependent on which path you choose.


Median Salary. For those with an MHRT/C Certification in Maine, the median salary in 2020 was $53,313, according to


Diverse Opportunities. Earning your bachelor of science in psychology online can lead to success in rewarding careers such as community integration services professional, rehabilitation technician, career counselor, child care worker, social worker, probation or parole officer and more.

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An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


Financial Aid

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

The online bachelor’s degree in psychology requires you to complete 121-122 credits to earn your degree. You can tailor your study to your interests and choose to focus on one of the many sub-fields of psychology. These include clinical or counseling psychology, forensic psychology, sports psychology, trauma and resiliency, mind-body connection and others.  Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

March 14, May 9, July 5

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EH105 College Writing: 3
HE 111 The Husson Experience 1
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3
MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra (or higher): 4
PY 111 General Psychology Lab: 3

Science with Lab: 3–4
Literature Elective: 3
Foreign Culture & Conversation Elective: 3
Fine Arts Elective: 3
Global Elective: 3
Philosophical Elective: 3
Communications Elective: 3
Communications Elective: 3

PY 141 Human Growth and Development: 3
PY 231 Social Psychology: 3
PY 242 Research Methods: 3
PY 442 Seminar in Psychology: 3
PY 491 Field Placement: 3

PY 335 Behavioral, Psychological, & Rehabilitation Intervention Mod: 3
MH 200 Community Integration and Inclusion: 3
PY 113 Ethics and Professional Conduct: 3
PY 447 Trauma and Resiliency: 3
MH 201 Policy Knowledge: 3
MH 202 Mind-Body Connection: 3
PY 322 Cultural Competency: 3
MH 203 Vocational Support: 3

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