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Program Description

Take your career in counseling or social services to the next level by earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology 100% online with the University of Mount Olive.  Students will gain knowledge and understanding of psychological theories, life skills, and how these areas are applicable to a variety of settings and career paths.  Courses in applied behavior analysis, forensics, abnormal psychology, and addictions are just a few of the subject areas you will learn and explore.  Practical experience and networking opportunities are built into the core courses of the program.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects that opportunities in psychology will continue to grow over the next decade.  Employment opportunities will increase because of greater demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, mental health centers, substance abuse clinics, consulting firms, and private companies. 

What Our Graduates Are Doing

Graduates complete their degree ready for successful careers or application to graduate school.  Psychology graduates have recently boasted a 100% graduate school acceptance rate, and have continued in graduate programs focusing on marriage and family therapy, social work, human development and family science, counseling, and psychology research. 

Career opportunities include:

  • Case Management
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Group Home Counselor
  • Social Services

    Minors are also available in psychology and sports psychology.