Bachelor's Degree

Psychology (Part-Time)

Partner with expert faculty to complete your online, part-time psychology degree to prepare for graduate-level study or a career in a variety of fields.

Program Overview

Whether you have a personal interest in psychology, plan to go on for graduate studies, or want to prepare for a career in a variety of fields, you'll learn from leaders in the field who will impart a strong foundation and help you develop 21st century skills.

Online Program Options

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  • Minimum of 30 credits at Widener including 50% of the major credits
  • A GPA of 2.0 in the major
  • Students must earn a 'C' or better in all PSY courses
  • An overall GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Completion of writing enriched courses
  • A score of 5 on the writing sample within 18 months of graduation
  • Completion of MATH 111 or higher
  • Successfully complete all courses and requirements

Students will complete two courses (6 credits)—either two courses within one academic field or one course from two related fields.

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Supervision
  • Biology
  • Communications
  • Criminal Justice
  • Political Science
  • Professional Writing
  • Sociology
  • Woman’s Studies

You may transfer up to 90 credits from accredited institutions. You must complete 30 credits to meet the residency requirement, and 50% or more of the major courses must be completed at Widener.

Eligible students can earn a bachelor of arts in psychology and a master of arts in organizational development and leadership degree through the accelerated organizational development and leadership program. This is a great option to take advantage of if you are considering a master's degree. Students can take up to 12 credits of master’s level work while completing their undergraduate degree.

You can apply for admission to the program any time after you have reached 90 credits within the bachelor's program or upon associate dean approval. A 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for admission.

Learn more about the master's degree in organizational development and leadership.

Admissions Information

  • Complete your online application
  • Submit official transcripts from any high school, college, or trade school attended, if applicable
  • Submit proof of high school graduation or GED

Program Highlights

Here, you'll learn from expert leaders in the field who will provide a foundation for continued studies or a career in a variety of fields.

Expert Faculty

  • Online classroom climate includes real-world experience
  • Taught by leaders in the field

Professional Development

  • Provides strong foundation for graduate studies
  • Develop communication skills applicable in a variety of job settings
  • Senior research sequence and lab work enables versatility in the field of psychology
Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Reach your career goals with courses that include experimental, professional and applied, and social and developmental psychology.

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Mental health
  • Counseling
  • Corrections
  • Human resource management

Industry Growth

Employment of psychologists is projected to grow 14% from 2018 to 2028 – faster than the average for most occupations.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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