Bachelor of Science in Psychology


$328 Per Credit

The Psychology online degree completion program has the same rigorous standards as the traditional major, and is a great option if you have existing college credits. The flexible program is a great choice if you are balancing work, family, and other commitments.

Program Description

Program Highlights
  • A Degree completion program—designed for students who have completed at least 45 college credits (NOTE: For students needing to complete general education requirements and the requisite 45 college credits, a UW Parkside advisor works with you to design an online pathway toward acceptance into the PSYC program).
  • The length of the program varies based on number of credits transferred and completion of specific program courses. Transfer guides are in place for most associate degree programs.
  • All course content is online.
  • This online program is very flexible making it a great choice for busy adults who are balancing work, family, and other commitments and for students with geographical limitations, who would like to complete their degree online.
  • All online classes are asynchronous, so there is no need to be online at a specific time or place.
  • Structured curriculum with 7 core and breadth courses and 6 upper-level depth and elective courses.

Career Opportunities

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, including the empirical investigation of the nervous system underlying them. Majoring in the UW-Parkside Psychology Online degree completion program will give you a broad-based education in the content, methods, principles, and theories of the science of the human mind and human and animal behavior. As a graduate, you will be uniquely prepared to pursue careers in, law enforcement, corrections, human resources, marketing, advertising, nonprofit agencies, and research. In addition, the writing, research, and analytical skills gained from the major will prepare you for graduate-level programs in fields such as counseling, psychology, education, law, medicine and business.


Choosing a college is all about the fit – with the people, place, and programs. At Parkside, you’ll find challenging academics, a diverse student body, a beautiful location, a variety of activities, and faculty and staff who want to help you succeed. As a Ranger, you’ll graduate ready for the workplace and confident in your abilities. Find out why Parkside is where you belong!

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