Gain the skills to solve real-world challenges.

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Complete coursework 100% online

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Choose from 6 start dates

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Transfer up to 90 credits from a combination of two- and four-year institutions

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Finish your degree in as few as 2 years (with transfer credits)

Learn the science of the human mind.
Use it to impact lives.

Rider University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program is designed for working professionals who are looking to enhance their understanding of human behavior. This program focuses on the science behind psychology as well as its practical applications. The skills you learn can benefit you in a wide range of careers — including social work, health care, education and business — and also prepare you for graduate school. With a BA in Psychology from Rider, you can:

  • Build a foundational knowledge of core psychology principles
  • Learn to apply psychology theories to finding practical solutions
  • Develop critical thinking and communication skills
  • Benefit from Rider’s small class sizes and student support services

Rider University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Why choose Rider for your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology?

  • Fast track your degree by transferring up to 90 credit hours from a combination of 2 year and 4 year institutions.
  • Learn from curriculum designed to help you succeed in the wide range of careers available in Psychology with courses including research methodology, cyberpsychology, psychopathology, child development, and much more.
  • Study 100% online with the same one-on-one support from our faculty that on-campus students experience.
  • Start your classes around your schedule by choosing from 6 start dates.
  • Complete your degree in fewer than 2 years with transfer credits.