Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$331 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Choice This program is available either online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Psychology – Online

Gain knowledge. Change lives.

Oregon State University's online psychology bachelor's degree program provides an understanding of not only why humans behave, think, or feel certain ways, but also to derive how they behave, think or feel these ways.

Both the scientific and humanistic perspectives of psychology are addressed, providing an appreciation of human diversity and the value of the empirical approach to identifying, understanding, and solving complex problems.

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Watch this video to hear why Christiania says earning a psychology degree is helping her teach her son and other children like him. Video by Rick Henry.

Through rigorous coursework, students acquire knowledge and skills in written and oral communication, scientific methodology, critical and creative thinking and problem solving skills.

Join the nation’s #2 ranked program

Oregon State is a national leader in online education, and here’s one piece of evidence: Based on academic quality, this program is ranked No. 2 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s in Psychology Programs.

Learn in Portland

If you live in the Portland region and want to complement your online student experience with face-to-face learning, you can do so at the new OSU Portland Center at Pioneer Square.

Learn more about this innovative approach that combines the convenience of online learning with valuable in-person sessions that create a sense of community and enhance student success.

Advantages of an Oregon State University online degree

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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