The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology online degree program is offered in the School of Education and Social Sciences.
RMU's online Psychology program provides education and training in psychology to prepare students for successful careers or graduate programs in psychology and related fields, such as child care, counseling, research, law or social work. Students learn to apply current psychological principles to practical problems in the workplace and everyday life.
- Demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills in psychology.
- Demonstrate the critical thinking, decision-making and general application skills necessary for ethical and competent performance in human services occupations.
- Conduct and integrate traditional and developing methods of research and scholarship and apply these methods to practical problems in human endeavors.
- Communicate clearly and succinctly in professional writing, presentation and scholarship.
To view the checksheet for the program, which contains all the required courses, click here.
Students beginning in the fall can follow the following courses of study to graduate in four years, either without taking classes in the summer (five courses each in the fall and the spring) , or with summer classes (two courses every eight weeks):
Sample Business/Industry Job Titles
|Position Title||Position Salary|
|By type of employer|
|Healthcare Services (Nonprofit)||$26,150|
|By job function|
Administration (Social Services)
Human Resources/Industrial Relations
|The information in this chart is based off of 2010 information from the National Association of Colleges and Employers|
RMU Salary Survey
|2009 RMU Salary Survey||Range||Mean|
|Applied Psychology||$20,000 - $21,000||$20,500 (based on three or fewer responses)|