Improve the mental health and wellbeing of others.

Known as one of the most popular degrees on campus, Loyola University New Orleans offers its highly respected, top-ranked psychology program in a convenient online format. Designed for students seeking flexibility without sacrificing prestige, our 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree provides both a liberal arts foundation and specific expertise in human behavior, including how individuals think, act, and relate to others.

This online psychology bachelor’s program offers the same academic rigor as its on-campus counterpart and is taught by the same faculty, who are experts in fields such as cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and social and personality psychology. The program encourages students to approach psychology as a scientific discipline, evaluating, inquiring, and analyzing psychological and behavioral issues to make sound judgments. The online psychology courses are structured with working adults in mind, enabling students to study while maintaining personal and professional commitments.

Loyola was recently ranked the 2nd Best College for Psychology in Louisiana by Niche.

Discover your full potential.

Loyola’s 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program will prepare you for graduate-level study in order to become a licensed psychologist, as well as a wide range of rewarding careers improving the mental health and wellbeing of others, including:

  • Social Worker
  • Correctional Field Officer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Social Services Specialist
  • Market Researcher
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Trial Consultant

Flexible online courses, taught by experts.

Loyola’s online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology consists of 120 credit hours taken as follows:

  • 18 hours of Major courses
  • 18 hours of Psychology elective courses
  • 39 hours of Loyola Core courses
  • 45 hours of general electives

Major courses include:

  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Statistics and Methods

Download the degree program course listing (DPCL) for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 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.

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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 (504) 577-2855.