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Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology

One Degree, Many Possibilities

Are you intrigued by human behavior? Are you interested in a psychology career? An online bachelor’s in psychology from Capella can provide the skills to put you on an exciting career path.

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BS in Psychology

Learn skills in research, critical thinking, problem-solving, and analysis, as you gain a foundational education in psychology and develop an understanding of human learning, emotions, and behaviors.

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BS in Psychology Pre-Counseling

Build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in psychology while also starting on a pathway to earning your accredited master’s degree in counseling from Capella.

Psychology Bachelor Programs Online - Capella University

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

Why Choose Capella?

Make your mark in the field of psychology by focusing on an interest that fuels your passion. Capella’s online psychology bachelor's programs can help you take the direct path to meeting your career goals.

Professionally Aligned Curriculum

Our competency-based curriculum is designed around American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major.

Expanded Areas of Focus

Add a concentration to your degree and hone in on your area of interest to personalize your learning to meet your goals.

Online Education. Two Ways

To meet the needs of busy professionals, we offer two competency-based online learning formats—GuidedPath and FlexPath*.

The Right Support. The Right Time.

Support and engagement services designed for psychology students provide assistance, answers, and a sense of community.

A Head Start on Your Master's

Get closer to meeting your career goals with credits for graduate-level courses that you can apply towards an accredited counseling master’s from Capella. 

Ways to Help Save Time & Money

Keep costs down with transfer credits, credits through Prior Learning Assessment, tuition discounts, and scholarships.

* FlexPath is only available for the BS in Psychology program.

Relevant Blog Posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

Doing Research as an Online BS in Psychology Student

BS in Psychology students have a unique opportunity to develop creative and analytical skills through research.

5 Differences Between an Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degree

Deciding between an associate’s degree and bachelor’s degree? Here are the top five differences to consider.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.