Grow as a professional and person with a psychology degree.

Loyola University New Orleans’ psychology programs — both on campus and online — have garnered national recognition in recent years thanks to the academic rigor of Jesuit education and esteemed faculty who are experts in their fields. Now, with Loyola’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Psychology degree, you can earn a nationally recognized psychology degree on a flexible schedule in two years or less. In addition to gaining a strong foundation in liberal arts, you’ll study exciting fields like cognitive neuroscience, as well as social and developmental psychology, guided by the same distinguished faculty as the on-campus program.

Your professors, leaders in psychology today, will train you in the major perspectives of psychology, as well as scientific discipline, research, analysis, and writing. You’ll gain valuable sociocultural insights into how people think, act, and relate to others, while developing new perspective into your own character and purpose.

A degree in psychology is more than just an asset to your resume — it’s a gateway to leading a more fulfilling life. Kickstart your career by requesting information about this two-year degree today.

The Loyola Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program ranks 2nd in the state of Louisiana, according to Niche.

Discover your full potential.

Loyola’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Psychology program allows you to earn a valuable credential that can immediately improve your career prospects and earning potential in a wide range of positions, including:

  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Community Service Manager
  • Psychiatric Assistant
  • Social Work Assistant

After earning the psychology associate degree, if you are interested in pursuing higher-level careers in the field, we encourage you to continue on to Loyola’s nationally recognized, online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program. With a top-ranked bachelor’s in psychology, you’ll be prepared for rewarding careers like:

  • Teacher or Education Administrator
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Psychotherapist
  • Victim or Witness Advocate

Flexible online courses, taught by experts.

Loyola’s online Associate of Arts in Psychology consists of 60 credit hours taken as follows:

  • 24 hours of Major courses
  • 36 hours of Loyola Core courses

Major courses include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Research Methods

Download the degree program course listing (DPCL) to view program requirements in a helpful worksheet format. For a full list of courses and course descriptions, click below.

Apply in 3 easy steps.

We know you’re busy, which is why we’ve made applying to Loyola’s online programs as simple as possible. Follow these three steps to start on a path that will transform your career and your life.

Step 1: Talk to us.

Fill out the request form to talk to a dedicated enrollment specialist who will answer any questions you have about the program you’re interested in, how online learning at Loyola works, financial aid, or the application process.

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Step 2: Apply.

Complete your online application in as little as 5 minutes! Get started.

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Step 3: Submit your documents.

An enrollment specialist will help you determine exactly which documents you need to submit and will even help you get your transcripts from past institutions!

Visit our admissions page to learn more or feel free to give us a call at (844) 490-6766.