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Psychology Bachelor’s Degree – General Psychology

EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in general psychology provides students with a strong academic foundation. This degree opens the door to a variety of career options and builds critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions or to enroll in an appropriate graduate program.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                  $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options: Business, care-giving, mental health/healthcare services, social services, human resources, criminal justice, professional counseling services

* A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed with EKU     

Note: Completion of this program does not result in certification or licensure in the general psychology field, but will prepare you for certain entry-level positions or to enroll in a related graduate or professional program after graduation

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
This program explores the versatile applications and opportunities of psychology. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as abnormal psychology, social psychology, statistics, research, psychological interviewing and reporting, behavior therapy and clinical psychology.

  • Unique opportunities for joint student-faculty research
  • Free online tutoringwith our PASS tutoring program
  • Free career services assistance
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.