Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Credit for Real-World Experience
You can earn credits through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process by demonstrating mastery of competencies, and may be eligible to earn credit for previous coursework, experience and learning.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to their employees. Check with your HR department to see if you are eligible.
Employer & Association Discounts
Tuition discounts from Capella-affiliated employers and colleges can make your degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
10-15% Military Discounts
Veterans, service members and their spouses are eligible to receive a 10-15% military tuition discount.
Step into a Fulfilling Career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Learn skills in research, writing, problem solving, and analysis to prepare for a wide range of professions with an online bachelor’s degree program in psychology. You will also have the option to add a concentration to hone in on a more specific path toward your career goals. At Capella, you’ll have the flexibility to fit your psychology degree into your busy life.
Designed around American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines, your Capella undergraduate psychology program will provide the foundational education you need to develop an understanding of human learning, emotions, and behaviors.
One Degree, Many Possibilities
Your bachelor’s degree covers the skills you need to get your career moving in the right direction—whatever direction you choose. By adding one of our optional concentrations in forensic psychology, addictions, or behavioral health, our program will help prepare you for the next level—whether that is a job or further study in a graduate program.
Apply knowledge of theories, treatments, and current research needed to respond to the psychological and behavioral aspects of a variety of addictions. Prepare for careers such as psychiatric technician or intake worker.
Gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need for service in the Behavioral Health field. Pursue graduate level programs upon completion of your degree, or seek a variety of careers, such as case manager, crisis worker, or victim advocate.
Focus your study on criminal behavior and the roles forensic psychology professionals play in legal proceedings and treatment. Recognize the role, rights, and needs of victims in the criminal justice process, and prepare for careers such as victim advocate or child protective worker.
FlexPath: Your Degree in Your Time
Complete your bachelor’s degree on your schedule with FlexPath. Capella’s self-paced learning format. With FlexPath, you can move quickly through familiar subjects, and spend more time on material you still need to learn to tailor your program to your needs — without the pressure of weekly deadlines or set class times. You’ll earn your bachelor’s degree with the support you need to be successful, and develop the same skills as Capella’s GuidedPath learning format – only in a more efficient, personalized way that may save you time and money.
The Right Support When You Need It
Capella offers undergraduates multiple support services, such as Just-in-Time Assistance (JITA), Psychology success labs, psychology club and access to our Career Center and Library. Enhance your learning experience through online forums, discussion groups, and coursework designed to develop your ability to address real-world topics in the psychology field.
Fast Track Your Progress with a Combined Option
You may potentially save time and money with a combined Bachelor’s-to-Master’s degree option. You’ll work toward two degree levels at the same time. If you’re enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s specialization, you’ll have the option to take master’s level courses and have the credits applied to both your bachelor’s and master’s degree requirements.