Skip to content
A psychology student works on their laptop Behavioral Sciences

Online Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Generalist Concentration

  • Online
  • Full-Time, Part-Time
  • 4 Years Full-Time

Through The Chicago School’s online Bachelor’s in Psychology program, graduates will be prepared to pursue a wide range of professional careers in a changing global economy or to continue on to a graduate degree program. Guided by practitioner faculty, Bachelor’s in Psychology students will be equipped with a broad foundation in psychological principles, such as: […]

Through The Chicago School’s online Bachelor’s in Psychology program, graduates will be prepared to pursue a wide range of professional careers in a changing global economy or to continue on to a graduate degree program.

Guided by practitioner faculty, Bachelor’s in Psychology students will be equipped with a broad foundation in psychological principles, such as:

  • Research skills
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking

Graduates from the online Bachelor’s in Psychology program will be qualified to pursue a graduate degree in a variety of different fields. In addition, they will be prepared to use their education to further their professional careers in a variety of settings through the program’s three distinct concentrations.

Minors

Bachelor’s in Psychology: Online Student Experience

Through the convenience of The Chicago School’s online programs, your life remains intact. Our online Global Student Dashboard is where you will find all of the components to successfully complete your program. There, you’ll find your coursework and assignments, interact with fellow students, and are asked questions from your instructor.

Preview an online class

Request Info

Fundamentals of Psychology

This course engages students in a detailed overview of the history and current scientific issues involving the behavioral sciences. Students will encounter a considerable body of information about the principles, methodologies, and terminology of psychology. This course is designed for students who intend to major in psychology and is designed as a foundation for future concentration courses in psychology.

Abnormal Psychology

This psychology course is designed to provide students with an introduction to theories and research concerning abnormal behavior (psychopathology). The course will address such topics as the incidence (frequency) of abnormal behavior of various types; how abnormal behaviors are classified into various diagnostic categories; the etiologies (causes) of psychological disorders; and the variety of methods employed in the treatment of abnormal behavior.

Neuropsychology

This course is a comprehensive introduction and examination of human neuropsychology and is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the relationship between the brain and behavior. It will provide the basis for appreciating the many different ways in which behavior is related to specific regions of the human brain. Topics will include foundations of neuropsychology, structure of the nervous system, functional specialization of the brain, as well as cognitive functions and assessment of brain disorders.

Research Methods

Using individual and team review and investigation, this course will explore applied research in psychology, and will focus on issues specific to ethical psychological research, including the role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and its overarching relationship to the research process. Students will cover research design methodologies. Students will be exposed to a variety of types of research and research data, and will examine research findings for rigor, integrity, and validity. This course will also examine how sociocultural contexts and personal biases may affect the development and design of research questions, data collection, and data interpretation.

Send materials to:

Admissions Operations
c/o The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
350 N Orleans ST STE 1050
Chicago, IL 60654-1822

Students applying to the online B.A. in Psychology degree program must submit the following:

International Application Requirements

The Chicago School is dedicated to keeping our professional online B.A. in Psychology degree programs accessible to anyone regardless of financial status. In addition to the scholarships that may be available, our Financial Aid Department will help provide you with information to determine what financial arrangements are right for you.

Learn more